Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft Blend skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 270
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median daily rate - - £450
Central London median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Blend is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1372 1220 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.53% 18.34% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 999 1105
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £307
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.38
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £50.13
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

Microsoft Blend
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Blend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Blend in the City of London

Microsoft Blend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Blend in the City of London