The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MorphX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MorphX over the 3 months to 25 April 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 MorphX
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 650 634
Rank change year-on-year +49 -16  
Contract jobs citing MorphX 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.037% 0.037% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Median daily rate £450 £468 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -8.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £468 £500
% change year-on-year -2.40% -6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MorphX 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 8049 8213 7381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.70% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5468 5574 4714
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 £313 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 163 140
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

MorphX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MorphX in the UK

MorphX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MorphX in the UK

MorphX
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MorphX within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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 +39 3 £450 -2.17% 1
London +29 1 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £463 +0.54%
East of England -9 1 £463 +0.54%
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MorphX 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 MorphX.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (85.71%) X++
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Business Development
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) SAP

MorphX
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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) COM
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WF
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) X++
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) Infor
3 1 (14.29%) Nintex
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SAP