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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Enterprise Library
Rank 594 549 582
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 18 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.047% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.17% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -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
15477 15084 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.64% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9697 9556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 265 367
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 £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
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 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 28 August 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 -23 17 £390 +30.00% 1
South East -4 9 £390 -
Hampshire -2 7 £390 -
London +13 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £390 -
East of England -24 4 £350 +12.90%
Redditch - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (84.62%) C#
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (80.77%) WCF
4 20 (76.92%) .NET
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (53.85%) Windows
7 13 (50.00%) XML
8 12 (46.15%) IIS
8 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
8 12 (46.15%) jQuery
9 11 (42.31%) CRM
10 10 (38.46%) HTML
10 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 10 (38.46%) SQL
11 9 (34.62%) Oracle
11 9 (34.62%) MVC
11 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (30.77%) OO
12 8 (30.77%) Web Services
12 8 (30.77%) XSLT
13 7 (26.92%) SOA
13 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (26.92%) HTML5
13 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (23.08%) SaaS
14 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
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 15 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.85%) QlikView
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) MSTest
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.85%) XMLSpy
5 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
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 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Product Owner
7 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) WCF
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) XSLT
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
8 6 (23.08%) XSD
9 5 (19.23%) XSL
9 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) AutoMapper
10 4 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Fluent NHibernate
10 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
10 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
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%) SOA
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
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%) Refactoring
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Database Security
9 2 (7.69%) Analytics
9 2 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
4 1 (3.85%) XPath
4 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.85%) VB
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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Telerik
4 2 (7.69%) Red Gate
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau