Period
to 19 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 342 294
Rank change year-on-year +9 -48 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 32 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 34
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -7.06%
10th Percentile £348 £360 £313
90th Percentile £526 £463 £526
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 14,007 15,875 14,479
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.33% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,390 9,347 8,331
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £240
90th Percentile £600 £576 £555
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 642 714
South East median hourly rate £20.71 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.34% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.23 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.36 £18.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.58% -2.57% -2.56%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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
Thames Valley +20 12 £463 +25.00% 5
Hampshire -16 9 £400 - 1
Surrey +22 6 £413 +3.13%
Berkshire -22 6 £463 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £504 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) CRM
2 21 (65.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (59.38%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) .NET
5 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 13 (40.63%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
13 7 (21.88%) Power BI
13 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (15.63%) MVC
14 5 (15.63%) HTML
14 5 (15.63%) Serverless
14 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (15.63%) Azure Functions
14 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
15 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
15 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
15 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
15 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (12.50%) HP ALM

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 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Chatbot
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
4 5 (15.63%) Azure Functions
4 5 (15.63%) Serverless
5 2 (6.25%) Office 365
5 2 (6.25%) SaaS
6 1 (3.13%) PaaS
6 1 (3.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Power BI
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) OLAP
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) MorphX
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.25%) OAuth
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.13%) COM
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) SAML
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) CRM
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Contact Management
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Serena
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards