Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +63
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.67% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median daily rate £368 - -
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 108 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.04% 16.22% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 52
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £329 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £464 £471
South East median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +16.22%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Kent

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in Kent

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £375 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £338 -
MSBuild
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
1 9 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
1 9 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (77.78%) Moq
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 7 (77.78%) ReSharper
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 7 (77.78%) WinForms
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Legal
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Moq
2 7 (77.78%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# WCF Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WCF Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (77.78%) LINQ
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) WinForms
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
1 9 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle