Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 January 2019 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 177 194
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.14% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median daily rate - £850 £610
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.34% +52.50%
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,073 691 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.33% 14.84% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 440 427
West Midlands median daily rate £441 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.79% +4.43% +12.86%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £573 £575 £511
England median daily rate £488 £470 £434
% change year-on-year +3.72% +8.33% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £33.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.97% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31.13 £13.61 £11.33
90th Percentile £60.81 £48.75 £36.75
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.29% +6.71% +2.50%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in the West Midlands