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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 57 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.26% 1.39% 6.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.53% 14.93% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Average daily rate £315 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £298 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.55%
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
121 67 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.74% 9.28% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £34.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.65 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge - 13 £315 - 12
Peterborough +13 7 £380 +32.17% 3
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) C#
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) WPF
3 18 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
5 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
6 12 (44.44%) Integration Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Change Control
7 11 (40.74%) WinForms
8 10 (37.04%) WCF
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) XAML
10 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (18.52%) C++
12 4 (14.81%) jQuery
12 4 (14.81%) MVC
12 4 (14.81%) SCADA
12 4 (14.81%) System Testing
12 4 (14.81%) HTML
12 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 4 (14.81%) CSS
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.81%) PhD
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (14.81%) CMS
12 4 (14.81%) Content Management
13 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Extranet
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) MorphX
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) WPF Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WCF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) XAML Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) WPF
3 18 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 11 (40.74%) WinForms
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) LINQ
8 2 (7.41%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.70%) MFC
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) SCADA
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Change Control
3 12 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Content Management
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) API Development
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) XAML
4 5 (18.52%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VC++
6 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PhD
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Nintex
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago