The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 50 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £388 £389 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
534 825 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.91% 96.49% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 561 499
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Wales region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 4 £394 +4.30% 1
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCAD
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle