The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.60% 0.42% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.36% 1.72% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
44 116 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.10% 24.32% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 74 57
Median daily rate £400 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (53.33%) Degree
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (40.00%) RESTful
8 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (40.00%) SOA
8 6 (40.00%) Scrum
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (40.00%) API Design
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) WPF
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (20.00%) MVVM
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (20.00%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
6 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) API Design
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
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