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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Enterprise Library
Rank 588 565 590
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 16 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.042% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.14% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -1.63%
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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 8 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 30 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 -27 15 £380 +26.66% 3
London +20 7 £450 -10.00% 3
East of England - 4 £350 -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
South West - - - -

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) WCF
4 13 (59.09%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
8 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) XSLT
9 7 (31.82%) XML
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) SOAP
10 6 (27.27%) IIS
10 6 (27.27%) CRM
11 5 (22.73%) MSMQ
11 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) MSTest
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Product Owner
5 3 (13.64%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) WCF
3 13 (59.09%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) XSLT
8 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 5 (22.73%) MSMQ
9 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
9 5 (22.73%) Fluent NHibernate
9 5 (22.73%) AutoMapper
9 5 (22.73%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
11 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
12 2 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) MVVM
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Database Security
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Memory Management
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCAD
1 2 (9.09%) MCSD
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) MCTS
1 2 (9.09%) MCPD
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Telerik
4 2 (9.09%) Red Gate
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau