Period
to 23 February 2020

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 6 months to 23 February 2020 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 561 555
Rank change year-on-year +107 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 27 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.57% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 43
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +12.42%
10th Percentile £358 £425 £408
90th Percentile £663 £621 £708
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,307 9,902 9,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.94% 22.66% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,772 7,290 7,044
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £355
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 19
London median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £41.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% -13.07% -11.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.75 £33.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £70.13
England median hourly rate £42.13 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.03% -4.44% +9.76%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in London

MSBuild
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

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSBuild in London

MSBuild
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 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
Central London +55 2 £344 -29.49%
West London +33 1 - - 1
MSBuild
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) Azure
2 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 21 (77.78%) Microservices
4 20 (74.07%) MongoDB
4 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (74.07%) TeamCity
5 19 (70.37%) C#
5 19 (70.37%) .NET Core
6 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
7 17 (62.96%) Scrum
8 16 (59.26%) Finance
9 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (55.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (55.56%) Fund Management
9 15 (55.56%) F#
9 15 (55.56%) AWS
9 15 (55.56%) Front Office
9 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
9 15 (55.56%) MySQL
9 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
9 15 (55.56%) Web Services
9 15 (55.56%) React
9 15 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (55.56%) Redis
9 15 (55.56%) Machine Learning
9 15 (55.56%) CQRS
9 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (55.56%) Deep Learning

MSBuild
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 5 (18.52%) DataSynapse
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) Azure
2 15 (55.56%) AWS
3 5 (18.52%) GitHub
4 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) MongoDB
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 15 (55.56%) MySQL
3 15 (55.56%) Redis
4 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) TeamCity
2 15 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.41%) Moq
7 2 (7.41%) NUnit
7 2 (7.41%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) .NET Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Angular Developer
2 11 (40.74%) React Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Product Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Products Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Core
3 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) React
3 15 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (14.81%) WPF
5 3 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Microservices
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (62.96%) Scrum
5 15 (55.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 15 (55.56%) CQRS
5 15 (55.56%) Deep Learning
5 15 (55.56%) Fund Management
5 15 (55.56%) Machine Learning
6 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (14.81%) MVVM
10 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) F#
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) AppDynamics
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
2 5 (18.52%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) DevExpress