The table below looks at the statistics for FxCop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FxCop over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 638 639 612
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing FxCop 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.092% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Median daily rate £375 £538 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +40.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £528 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £548 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8752 7613 7007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.34% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5986 5020 4499
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

FxCop
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FxCop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FxCop within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 13 £375 -30.23% 1
Coventry - 7 £325 -
West Midlands - 7 £325 -
South East - 4 £544 -
Camberley - 3 £550 -
Surrey - 3 £550 -
London 0 2 £413 -23.25%
Bracknell - 1 £538 -
Berkshire - 1 £538 -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FxCop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FxCop.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 10 (62.50%) NServiceBus
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 9 (56.25%) CRM
6 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (56.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (56.25%) Application Packaging
6 9 (56.25%) High Availability
6 9 (56.25%) Puppet
6 9 (56.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (56.25%) Office 365
6 9 (56.25%) IaaS
6 9 (56.25%) SCOM
6 9 (56.25%) Network Security
6 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
6 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (56.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (56.25%) SaltStack
6 9 (56.25%) Microservices

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) NServiceBus
2 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) IaaS
2 9 (56.25%) Office 365
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (56.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (37.50%) ReSharper
4 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) Bower
5 5 (31.25%) Grunt
5 5 (31.25%) JSHint
5 5 (31.25%) NDepend
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Moq
6 4 (25.00%) NUnit
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) NuGet
7 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Azure Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Apache Thrift
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
4 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) XACML
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) WF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Application Packaging
2 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 9 (56.25%) High Availability
2 9 (56.25%) Microservices
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) SOLID
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) C
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
1 9 (56.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) SaltStack
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle