The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank - 32 41
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.50% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 195 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.29% 96.53% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 121 207
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -0.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Suffolk region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (28.57%) iPad
6 2 (28.57%) Facebook
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter
6 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (28.57%) COM
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) ERP

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter