The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 400 391
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 19 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.75% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 26
Median daily rate £550 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +4.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year +6.66% +12.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MSBuild is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3831 3757 3282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.74% 17.33% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2800 2818 2356
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MSBuild as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSBuild in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSBuild in London

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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 MSBuild within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 -2 1 £442 -19.63% 1
MSBuild
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 38 (80.85%) PowerShell
2 36 (76.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (68.09%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (68.09%) DevOps
4 31 (65.96%) .NET
5 29 (61.70%) TeamCity
6 28 (59.57%) SQL
6 28 (59.57%) C#
6 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (57.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (55.32%) Finance
9 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
10 22 (46.81%) Puppet
11 19 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (38.30%) Banking
12 18 (38.30%) Ansible
13 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
13 17 (36.17%) Hudson
13 17 (36.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (34.04%) Scrum
14 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
15 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
15 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (27.66%) Microservices
16 13 (27.66%) SOLID
16 13 (27.66%) Open Source
16 13 (27.66%) CQRS
16 13 (27.66%) Domain-Driven Design
16 13 (27.66%) RESTful

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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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (76.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (61.70%) TeamCity
3 27 (57.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (36.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (36.17%) Hudson
5 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
6 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
7 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.38%) NuGet
9 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.26%) MSTest
9 2 (4.26%) NUnit
10 1 (2.13%) Ant
10 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.13%) Darcs
10 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (2.13%) WiX
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) C# Developer
3 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
4 13 (27.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) PowerShell Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Nagios Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.13%) Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Programmer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (27.66%) RESTful
5 11 (23.40%) HATEOAS
6 8 (17.02%) MSMQ
7 5 (10.64%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.64%) WCF
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
9 3 (6.38%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) WPF
11 1 (2.13%) Autofac
11 1 (2.13%) AutoMapper
11 1 (2.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Online Banking
2 12 (25.53%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Derivative
4 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Continuous Integration
1 32 (68.09%) DevOps
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
4 17 (36.17%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.04%) Scrum
6 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.66%) CQRS
7 13 (27.66%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (27.66%) Microservices
7 13 (27.66%) Open Source
7 13 (27.66%) SOLID
8 10 (21.28%) Release Management
8 10 (21.28%) TDD
9 8 (17.02%) BDD
10 7 (14.89%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (10.64%) Break/Fix
12 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
12 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) PowerShell
2 28 (59.57%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) Puppet
2 19 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (38.30%) Ansible
4 7 (14.89%) Nagios
5 4 (8.51%) Terraform
6 1 (2.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
London
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