The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 94 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1573 1453 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.30% 94.35% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 764 1000
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

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 23 July 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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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
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Microsoft Developer
Yorkshire

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (66.67%) CRM
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) WinForms
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (11.11%) Capita
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Capita