Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
East Midlands median daily rate - - £350
England median daily rate £600 £600 £413
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 544 482 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.23% 14.70% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 315 194
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Microsoft Blend
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Blend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Blend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Blend
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Blend in the East Midlands