The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 March 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.079% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £354
% change year-on-year +4.68% +13.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1126 1267 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.15% 96.20% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 827 741
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Surrey

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Surrey

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Surrey region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft