The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 117 128
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.39% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

MSBuild is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 213 205 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.51% 8.33% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 160
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £23.25 £111.50 £73.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.14% +51.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £46.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MSBuild as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Berkshire

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MSBuild in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in Berkshire