Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 MSBuild
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 182 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +195
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
East of England median daily rate £480 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
England median daily rate £475 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +9.45% +8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 959 674 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.75% 13.83% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 407 485
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £305 £262 £263
90th Percentile £575 £527 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in the East of England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in the East of England

MSBuild
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 MSBuild within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 8 £480 -
MSBuild
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 8 (100.00%) Ant
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Confluence
1 8 (100.00%) Ansible
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Programming
2 7 (87.50%) Artifactory
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) RIA
3 6 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) Release Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) CMDB
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) C#

MSBuild
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 8 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Ant
1 8 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (87.50%) Artifactory
3 6 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) FishEye
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Release Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Release Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) RIA
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Programming
2 6 (75.00%) Release Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat