The table below looks at the statistics for FxCop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FxCop over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 613 606 586
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing FxCop 12 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

FxCop
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FxCop within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FxCop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FxCop
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FxCop within the UK.

FxCop Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FxCop
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FxCop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

FxCop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FxCop
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FxCop within the UK.

FxCop Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FxCop
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FxCop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
London +29 12 £400 -27.27%
England -9 12 £400 +4.91%
City of London - 2 £538 -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FxCop 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 FxCop.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (69.23%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
4 9 (69.23%) WinForms
4 9 (69.23%) Sybase
4 9 (69.23%) NCover
4 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 9 (69.23%) WPF
4 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (61.54%) Release Management
5 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) Hudson
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FxCop 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 FxCop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (69.23%) NCover
3 8 (61.54%) Hudson
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Moq
4 4 (30.77%) Grunt
4 4 (30.77%) JSHint
4 4 (30.77%) Bower
4 4 (30.77%) StyleCop
4 4 (30.77%) NDepend
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 9 (69.23%) WinForms
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Thrift
4 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) XACML
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Release Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Sybase
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle