The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 799 804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.56% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 465 396
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Reading

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Reading

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Serena
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Serena
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau