The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Enterprise Library
Rank 579 551 572
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 14 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £346
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 19 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 25 July 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 £365 +21.66% 3
South East -3 8 £380 +8.57%
Hampshire -10 7 £390 -
Basingstoke - 6 £390 -
London - 5 £450 - 2
East of England -27 2 £350 +12.90%
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Home Counties - - - -

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (91.30%) SQL Server
1 21 (91.30%) WCF
2 20 (86.96%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) .NET
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (65.22%) Windows
6 14 (60.87%) XML
7 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
8 12 (52.17%) CRM
9 11 (47.83%) IIS
10 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
10 10 (43.48%) MVC
10 10 (43.48%) jQuery
11 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (39.13%) SQL
11 9 (39.13%) Oracle
11 9 (39.13%) Web Services
11 9 (39.13%) OO
12 8 (34.78%) XSLT
12 8 (34.78%) SOA
12 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
13 7 (30.43%) XSD
13 7 (30.43%) HTML
14 6 (26.09%) XSL
14 6 (26.09%) OOP

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (47.83%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) SaaS
2 5 (21.74%) PaaS
2 5 (21.74%) IaaS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) NUnit
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) MSTest
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
6 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (4.35%) XMLSpy
6 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Product Owner
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) WCF
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) XML
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) XSLT
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (30.43%) XSD
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) XSL
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 4 (17.39%) HTML5
11 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (13.04%) Fluent NHibernate
12 3 (13.04%) AutoMapper
12 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
12 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) CRM
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) SOA
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Refactoring
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) OOD
7 5 (21.74%) EAI
7 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 1 (4.35%) System Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Monte Carlo Method
10 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
10 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (4.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCAD
1 2 (8.70%) MCSD
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCTS
1 2 (8.70%) MCPD
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik