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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft FxCop
Rank 573 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing FxCop 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £301 -
% change year-on-year
-3.49% -
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
6910 6040 4989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 12.06% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 3823 3162
Average daily rate £400 £375 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 112 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £16.96 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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 14 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 5 March 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
England -8 6 £290 -33.75%
London +2 3 £550 -4.34%
North West - 3 £290 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
East of England - - - -

FxCop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (83.33%) StyleCop
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) LINQ
4 6 (50.00%) NUnit
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) Moq
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) XSL
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) BDD

FxCop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (41.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQLite
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) StyleCop
2 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (50.00%) NUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Moq
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) NDepend
7 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
7 2 (16.67%) Bower
7 2 (16.67%) Grunt
7 2 (16.67%) JSHint
8 1 (8.33%) T4 Templates
8 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSL
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) POCO
6 3 (25.00%) Ninject
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (25.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) EAI
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Syncfusion
2 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (8.33%) Calypso
2 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase