Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 July 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 West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 182 204
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 28 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 10
South West median daily rate £463 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +25.93% +8.43%
10th Percentile £386 £292 £274
90th Percentile £546 £526 £445
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £25.88 -
% change year-on-year +93.24% - -

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5241 5758 6185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.55% 95.52% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3287 3725 3898
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £531 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 316 370
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.33
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Developer in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in the South West

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Bristol +21 17 £450 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire +12 5 £475 +18.75%
Somerset -8 3 £550 +29.41%
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Devon - 1 £170 -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

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

1 21 (75.00%) CRM
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (64.29%) .NET
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (42.86%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (39.29%) WCF
7 10 (35.71%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (14.29%) Workflow
11 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (10.71%) MVC
12 3 (10.71%) Electronics
12 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.71%) SAP
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
12 3 (10.71%) Scrum
12 3 (10.71%) Programme Management

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (42.86%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) WCF
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) CRM
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
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