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 29 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.

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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 37 1
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 13.39% 5.68% 29.91%
As % of the Vendors category 30.91% 10.99% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 22
Median daily rate £575 £100 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +475.00% -74.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £91 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £260 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £25.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £31.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 55 91 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 43.31% 51.70% 59.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 43
Median daily rate £512 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +61.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £25.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Worthing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Worthing

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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

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Worthing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Worthing

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
3 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) R
4 7 (25.93%) Power BI
5 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 6 (22.22%) Validation
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) Drupal
6 5 (18.52%) Data Management
6 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
6 5 (18.52%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting

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 5 (18.52%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Power BI
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Protractor
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Gatling
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Power BI Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Data Architect
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) REST
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) XSD
5 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
2 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 6 (22.22%) Validation
3 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) R
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCA
2 3 (11.11%) HNC
3 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) webMethods