The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 142 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.063% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% - 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSBuild
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
474 259 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.05% 10.75% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 165 116
Median daily rate £440 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSBuild across the West Midlands region.

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft