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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Enterprise Library
Rank 581 591 551
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.060% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £409 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +44.82%

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
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Enterprise Library within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Enterprise Library Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 24 April 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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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 0 10 £425 +21.42% 2
South East -2 6 £388 - 1
Hampshire -7 4 £388 -
Wales - 3 £550 -
London -1 2 £550 +57.14% 1
City of London +13 1 £550 +57.14%
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Preston - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (91.43%) SQL Server
3 31 (88.57%) WCF
4 29 (82.86%) ASP.NET
5 25 (71.43%) MVC
6 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
7 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
8 21 (60.00%) CSS
8 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
9 20 (57.14%) HTML
9 20 (57.14%) Entity Framework
10 19 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
11 18 (51.43%) CRM
11 18 (51.43%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
12 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
12 16 (45.71%) IIS
13 11 (31.43%) Windows
13 11 (31.43%) C#
14 8 (22.86%) NUnit
15 6 (17.14%) EAI
15 6 (17.14%) MQSeries
15 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (14.29%) SOA
16 5 (14.29%) Web Services
16 5 (14.29%) XML
17 4 (11.43%) SQL
17 4 (11.43%) Scrum

Microsoft Enterprise Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (91.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) CRM Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Architect
6 6 (17.14%) CRM Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Architect
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (88.57%) WCF
3 29 (82.86%) ASP.NET
4 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
5 21 (60.00%) CSS
6 20 (57.14%) HTML
6 20 (57.14%) Entity Framework
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) JSON
10 3 (8.57%) WPF
10 3 (8.57%) jQuery
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (8.57%) HTML5
10 3 (8.57%) XSL
11 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
11 2 (5.71%) Ajax
11 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) MVC
2 18 (51.43%) CRM
3 6 (17.14%) EAI
4 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) MVVM
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCPD
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCAD
3 1 (2.86%) MCSD
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle