The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 246 243
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 10 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £575 £483
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15228 19064 18935
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1321 1745
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 4 £475 +40.74% 1
West Sussex +16 2 £600 +9.09%
Hampshire +1 2 £375 +7.14% 2
Surrey +5 1 £525 +75.00% 1
Kent -5 1 £235 -6.00%
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) CRM
5 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (35.71%) CSS
7 15 (35.71%) HTML
8 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
10 11 (26.19%) C#
11 10 (23.81%) ETL
11 10 (23.81%) WCF
11 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (19.05%) Power BI
14 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
14 7 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
14 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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 3 (7.14%) Drupal
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (19.05%) Power BI
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (7.14%) MS Access
9 2 (4.76%) MySQL
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) Big Data
10 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) CSS
2 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 10 (23.81%) WCF
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) React
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (2.38%) MDX
9 1 (2.38%) SOAP
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) CRM
2 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) ETL
5 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.52%) SOLID
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) OOD
7 2 (4.76%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) R
6 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 3 (7.14%) VBA
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Serena
2 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
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