The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 6.98% 3.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% 44.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate
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£294 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Visual Studio
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 111 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.68% 15.81% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 31
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% -4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £39.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -1 3 £288 -28.12%
Cambridge -7 1 £300 -10.44% 6
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) Oracle
3 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (48.78%) Manual Testing
4 20 (48.78%) Oracle Database
5 16 (39.02%) C#
6 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
6 15 (36.59%) CSS
7 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
8 12 (29.27%) MVC
9 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
9 11 (26.83%) HTML
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 11 (26.83%) jQuery
10 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) OO
12 8 (19.51%) XHTML
12 8 (19.51%) OOD
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
12 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
12 8 (19.51%) WCF
13 5 (12.20%) Subversion
13 5 (12.20%) JIRA
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
14 4 (9.76%) PowerShell

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
1 4 (9.76%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Tridion
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Tester
6 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.20%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
8 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (2.44%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Architect
10 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) jQuery
4 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
5 8 (19.51%) XHTML
5 8 (19.51%) WCF
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) XSL
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.44%) CAML
8 1 (2.44%) WF
8 1 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (48.78%) Manual Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
4 12 (29.27%) MVC
5 8 (19.51%) OO
5 8 (19.51%) OOD
5 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
5 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 1 (2.44%) Web Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
9 1 (2.44%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Google
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 27 days ago