The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Enterprise Library skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Enterprise Library over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Enterprise Library
Rank 598 560 577
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.040% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -9.09%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15715 15210 15721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.79% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9790 9520
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Microsoft Enterprise Library Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library within the UK.

Microsoft Enterprise Library Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library within the UK.

Microsoft Enterprise Library Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 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 -30 14 £380 +26.66%
London +11 7 £450 -10.00%
South East -2 5 £380 -
East of England -20 4 £350 +7.69%
Hampshire -12 3 £380 -
Basingstoke - 3 £380 -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 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 Microsoft Enterprise Library.

1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) WCF
3 20 (76.92%) .NET
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) XML
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 11 (42.31%) IIS
7 11 (42.31%) CRM
7 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (38.46%) HTML
8 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) MVC
10 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle
10 8 (30.77%) OO
10 8 (30.77%) HTML5
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (26.92%) Web Services
11 7 (26.92%) XSLT
11 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (23.08%) SOA

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 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 Microsoft Enterprise Library. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (3.85%) QlikView
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
1 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (19.23%) MSTest
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Product Owner
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) WCF
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) XML
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
7 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 7 (26.92%) XSLT
9 6 (23.08%) SOAP
10 5 (19.23%) XSD
10 5 (19.23%) MSMQ
10 5 (19.23%) XSL
10 5 (19.23%) NHibernate
10 5 (19.23%) Fluent NHibernate
10 5 (19.23%) AutoMapper
10 5 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) CRM
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) SOA
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
6 5 (19.23%) EAI
6 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Database Security
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCAD
1 2 (7.69%) MCSD
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCTS
1 2 (7.69%) MCPD
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Telerik
4 2 (7.69%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau