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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 35 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.22% 1.18% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.21% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £435 £398 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% -3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £360 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
234 248 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.51% 97.25% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 171 209
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £420 -
Microsoft Developer
East of England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint