The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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 / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 372 372
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 68 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 39
Median daily rate £455 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in London

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in London

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in London

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in London

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +4 17 £413 -17.50% 5
Croydon - 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 129 (84.87%) Microsoft
2 88 (57.89%) CRM
2 88 (57.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 65 (42.76%) SQL Server
4 60 (39.47%) C#
5 56 (36.84%) .NET
6 55 (36.18%) SQL
7 47 (30.92%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (30.92%) Finance
8 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (23.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (19.74%) Scrum
14 27 (17.76%) WCF
15 26 (17.11%) TDD
15 26 (17.11%) Web Services
16 24 (15.79%) Windows
16 24 (15.79%) SharePoint
16 24 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
17 23 (15.13%) JIRA
17 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (15.13%) Power BI
18 21 (13.82%) Migration
19 20 (13.16%) ERP
20 19 (12.50%) Visual Studio
20 19 (12.50%) T-SQL
20 19 (12.50%) JavaScript
21 18 (11.84%) PaaS

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.18%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (10.53%) IIS
4 5 (3.29%) DNN
4 5 (3.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 88 (57.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (7.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.97%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.84%) PaaS
3 17 (11.18%) IaaS
4 13 (8.55%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.63%) Office 365
6 3 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.66%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (42.76%) SQL Server
2 46 (30.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (23.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (15.13%) Power BI
6 17 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (9.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (4.61%) MS Access
11 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.97%) Big Data
14 3 (1.97%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (1.32%) OLAP
15 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) JIRA
1 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.97%) MorphX
4 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (30.92%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Banking
3 11 (7.24%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Advertising
5 3 (1.97%) Front Office
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.84%) .NET
2 27 (17.76%) WCF
3 26 (17.11%) Web Services
4 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.26%) COM
7 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.29%) jQuery
8 4 (2.63%) MDX
9 3 (1.97%) HTML
10 2 (1.32%) CSS
10 2 (1.32%) WPF
11 1 (0.66%) Ajax
11 1 (0.66%) React
11 1 (0.66%) REST
11 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.97%) FMCG
3 3 (1.97%) NHS
4 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Equities
5 1 (0.66%) Fintech
5 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
2 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.89%) CRM
2 47 (30.92%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (19.74%) Scrum
5 26 (17.11%) TDD
6 21 (13.82%) Migration
7 20 (13.16%) ERP
8 17 (11.18%) Logistics
9 15 (9.87%) Data Migration
9 15 (9.87%) MVC
10 14 (9.21%) Workflow
11 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.58%) ETL
13 8 (5.26%) Data Integration
13 8 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (5.26%) Visualisation
14 6 (3.95%) Investment Management
14 6 (3.95%) Wealth Management
15 5 (3.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.47%) C#
2 55 (36.18%) SQL
3 19 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.92%) VBA
5 7 (4.61%) X++
6 5 (3.29%) Python
6 5 (3.29%) R
6 5 (3.29%) VB
6 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.97%) C
7 3 (1.97%) VB6
8 1 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.66%) Java
8 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.97%) CCA
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.66%) PMO
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 129 (84.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.61%) SAP
3 3 (1.97%) Greenplum
4 2 (1.32%) Netezza
4 2 (1.32%) Tableau
4 2 (1.32%) Teradata
4 2 (1.32%) Vertica
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos
5 1 (0.66%) Infor
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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