The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 38 28 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 13.57% 11.81% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 35
Median daily rate £500 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.61% +19.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in Oxford

MSBuild
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft