The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 583 570 579
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing FxCop 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.099% 0.051% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £358 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £418 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7049 5905 6124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4537 3701 3586
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 142 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%

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 1 August 2014.

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 5 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 1 August 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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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
England 0 7 £381 -1.61% 2
London +5 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -
Cheadle - - - -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) XSL
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) InfoPath
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (58.33%) NUnit
4 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) VBScript
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Code Coverage
6 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 5 (41.67%) LINQ
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) QA
6 5 (41.67%) POCO
6 5 (41.67%) StyleCop
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) StyleCop
3 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) dotTrace
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) XSL
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) POCO
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Code Coverage
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
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