The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FxCop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FxCop over the 3 months to 30 March 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 FxCop
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 637 622
Rank change year-on-year +39 -15  
Contract jobs citing FxCop 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.025% 0.038% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £461 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.75% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £540 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £290
% change year-on-year -5.50% +72.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FxCop 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7886 7861 7025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.52% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 5263 4495
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 187 131
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.20 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

FxCop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FxCop in the UK

FxCop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FxCop in the UK

FxCop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FxCop in the UK

FxCop
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FxCop within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +47 2 £461 -7.75% 2
London +34 1 £450 -18.18% 1
South East - 1 £473 -
Camberley - 1 £473 -
Surrey - 1 £473 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FxCop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FxCop.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (66.67%) SOLID
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
4 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSL
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) OOP
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) VBScript
5 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
5 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 5 (55.56%) LINQ
5 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
5 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo

FxCop
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) StyleCop
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
4 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (55.56%) Moq
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) Bower
8 1 (11.11%) Grunt
8 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (11.11%) JSHint
8 1 (11.11%) NDepend
8 1 (11.11%) NUnit
8 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) WCF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) AutoMapper
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) LINQ
4 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSL
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Contactless
1 4 (44.44%) EMV
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) SOLID
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) Code Coverage
5 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
6 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
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