The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
West Sussex / Worthing
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 9.32% 7.39% 8.74%
As % of the Vendors category 18.33% 23.61% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.21% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worthing
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 60 72 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 50.85% 31.30% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 17
Median daily rate £500 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -19.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worthing citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Worthing

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Worthing

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Worthing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Worthing

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Worthing

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) Power BI
3 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
4 10 (37.04%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
4 10 (37.04%) ETL
4 10 (37.04%) R
4 10 (37.04%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (25.93%) REST
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Drupal
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (22.22%) Validation
6 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) SOAP
7 4 (14.81%) XML

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 7 (25.93%) Drupal
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Power BI
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
2 3 (11.11%) Protractor
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Power BI Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) React
3 1 (3.70%) XSD
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
3 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
3 10 (37.04%) Data Visualisation
3 10 (37.04%) ETL
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 6 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (14.81%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) UML
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) R
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCA
2 3 (11.11%) HNC
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
1 3 (11.11%) webMethods