The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 109 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £315 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -10 6 £315 -21.25% 2
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Publishing
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) SOLID
5 5 (35.71%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (7.14%) Ajax
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (7.14%) Sass
9 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) MDX

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) SOLID
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft