The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 92 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.077% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £341
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
MSBuild
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
185 151 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.08% 11.68% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 99 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - - - - 1
MSBuild
South East

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) NCrunch
4 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (20.00%) Moq
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle