Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 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 MSBuild
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 233 223
Rank change year-on-year -14 -10 +64
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.087% 0.081% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £430 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -28.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £427 £375 £525
90th Percentile £581 £494 £650
Central London median daily rate £488 £430 £575
% change year-on-year +13.37% -25.22% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

MSBuild 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 1,452 1,203 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.07% 19.37% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 934 854
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +5.14%
10th Percentile £369 £322 £313
90th Percentile £627 £625 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82
10th Percentile £28.00 - £30.78
90th Percentile £69.77 - £45.26
Central London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in the City of London

MSBuild
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 MSBuild in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in the City of London

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSBuild in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless
3 1 (16.67%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JRuby
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) CQRS
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Graylog
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) New Relic
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) VMware