The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 - 142
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2159 2398 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.15% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1368 1729
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 191 255
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 -
Suffolk - 3 £420 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £380 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Advertising
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) COM
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.67%) BODI
5 1 (6.67%) DataStage
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MorphX
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) COM
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) X++
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica