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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 624 607 587
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing FxCop 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.071% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £500 £290 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -49.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £290 -
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -
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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -6 2 £500 +72.41%
Coventry - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £500 -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) MVC
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
4 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 11 (73.33%) NUnit
6 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 10 (66.67%) WinForms
6 10 (66.67%) WCF
6 10 (66.67%) WPF
6 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
6 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (66.67%) Sybase
6 10 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (66.67%) NCover
6 10 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
6 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (46.67%) Release Management
7 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (46.67%) Hudson
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) StyleCop
9 4 (26.67%) Git (software)

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (73.33%) NUnit
4 10 (66.67%) NCover
4 10 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (46.67%) Hudson
6 5 (33.33%) StyleCop
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) ReSharper
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
9 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
9 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (6.67%) Bower
10 1 (6.67%) Grunt
10 1 (6.67%) JSHint
10 1 (6.67%) Moq
10 1 (6.67%) NDepend
10 1 (6.67%) Selenium
10 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Development Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (66.67%) WCF
4 10 (66.67%) WinForms
4 10 (66.67%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) D3.js
7 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Release Management
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Content Management
8 2 (13.33%) High Availability
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (13.33%) Microservices
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) Coverity
2 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle