Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 322 349
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 31 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 30
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £300 £328 £311
90th Percentile £549 £494 £444
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +284.62% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Hampshire -1 11 £350 -17.65%
Surrey -3 8 £400 -3.03% 1
Thames Valley -15 7 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire -20 4 £481 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
West Sussex -7 2 £381 +8.93%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £300 -27.71% 1
Kent -10 1 £350 -17.65%
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) CRM
2 20 (64.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (61.29%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) .NET
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) CSS
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.81%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
12 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 4 (12.90%) ETL
13 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
13 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
14 3 (9.68%) jQuery
14 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (9.68%) Web Development

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) G Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.45%) Power BI
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) MS Access
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (3.23%) OLAP
7 1 (3.23%) OLTP
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.45%) COM
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 2 (6.45%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) Kendo UI
8 1 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) CRM
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) OO
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.23%) RedGate
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Telerik