Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hastings with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
East Sussex > Hastings
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 38.10% - -
As % of the Vendors category 59.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Hastings median daily rate £340 - -
East Sussex median daily rate £345 £320 £363
% change year-on-year +7.81% -11.72% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hastings.

All Vendors
Hastings
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 27 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 64.29% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Hastings median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +87.50%
10th Percentile £315 £350 £349
90th Percentile £375 £350 £478
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +100.00% -1.41% -6.08%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hastings

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hastings.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hastings

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hastings

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hastings

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hastings

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hastings

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hastings region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Refactoring
2 13 (81.25%) WCF
2 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 13 (81.25%) N-Tier
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) Web Development
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (81.25%) Change Control
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) MDX
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hastings 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Developer
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Developer
3 13 (81.25%) .NET Developer
4 12 (75.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 12 (75.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Developer
4 12 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (75.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (81.25%) WCF
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Change Control
2 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 13 (81.25%) Refactoring
2 13 (81.25%) Scrum
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle