Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 120 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -5
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 12 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 1.94% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Surrey median daily rate £400 £358 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -33.49% +59.26%
10th Percentile £375 £345 £508
90th Percentile £460 £386 £568
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

MSBuild is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 634 412 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.98% 17.65% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 284 331
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 9
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £14.80 £37.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £45.65 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Reigate - 5 £400 -
Redhill - 2 £375 -
Cobham -5 1 - -
MSBuild
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) SOLID
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Release Management
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) WCF
7 4 (33.33%) WPF
7 4 (33.33%) LINQ
7 4 (33.33%) NUnit
7 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
7 4 (33.33%) DevOps

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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) NUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) Moq
3 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Azure Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Environment And Release Manager
7 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
7 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) SOLID
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Use Case
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow