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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 583 - 559
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FxCop 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.068% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£333 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 - £375
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
7330 6012 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 11.63% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 3860 3612
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 144 245
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 13 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 17 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
England - 5 £333 - 2
East of England - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
London - 1 - -
South East - 1 £375 -
South West - - - - 1
Worthing - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
6 12 (63.16%) XSL
6 12 (63.16%) XSLT
7 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
8 10 (52.63%) StyleCop
9 9 (47.37%) NUnit
10 8 (42.11%) Scrum
10 8 (42.11%) LINQ
10 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
10 8 (42.11%) IIS
11 7 (36.84%) HTML
11 7 (36.84%) VBScript
11 7 (36.84%) Code Coverage
11 7 (36.84%) XML
11 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
11 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
11 7 (36.84%) JIRA
11 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (36.84%) QA
11 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
11 7 (36.84%) InfoPath
11 7 (36.84%) POCO
11 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (36.84%) Office 365

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) StyleCop
2 9 (47.37%) NUnit
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
5 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
5 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
6 2 (10.53%) Moq
6 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.53%) T4 Templates
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) Grunt
7 1 (5.26%) JSHint
7 1 (5.26%) Bower
7 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) NDepend
7 1 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) XSL
4 12 (63.16%) XSLT
5 8 (42.11%) LINQ
5 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 7 (36.84%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) POCO
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.26%) XACML
9 1 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (5.26%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Code Coverage
3 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) EAI
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) VMware