The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 MSBuild
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 92 91
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.88% 1.94% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £336
% change year-on-year +6.66% +11.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MSBuild is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 258 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.05% 20.30% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 184 116
Median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing MSBuild as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Surrey

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in Surrey

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Surrey 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
Reigate - 4 £400 - 1
Cobham -3 1 - -
MSBuild
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) SOLID
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution

MSBuild
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Environment And Release Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) SOLID
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) CRM
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow