The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 136 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% - 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
406 434 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.77% 14.00% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 243
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 30
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.04 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.54 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.46 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the South West region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft