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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 75 24
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -51
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 3 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.17% 0.36% 6.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.71% 1.99% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 14
Median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
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
111 151 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.56% 18.37% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 84
Median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £415 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £44.50 £60.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.83% +51.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +23 11 £298 -0.83% 2
Peterborough - 1 - - 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
4 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
5 15 (45.45%) WPF
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Degree
9 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
9 10 (30.30%) Windows
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (24.24%) Change Control
12 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (21.21%) XAML
12 7 (21.21%) XML
12 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
13 6 (18.18%) WCF
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (18.18%) RESTful
13 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (18.18%) SOA
13 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
13 6 (18.18%) C++
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) WinForms
13 6 (18.18%) API Design

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) MorphX
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
5 7 (21.21%) WPF Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (6.06%) WCF Developer
9 2 (6.06%) XAML Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
3 15 (45.45%) WPF
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.21%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 6 (18.18%) WCF
6 6 (18.18%) WinForms
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
8 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.12%) CSS
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.09%) LINQ
9 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) XSLT
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) MFC
11 1 (3.03%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) Change Control
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
5 6 (18.18%) API Design
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (12.12%) ERP
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) System Testing
7 3 (9.09%) MVVM
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) OO
9 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) UML
9 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) XAML
5 6 (18.18%) C++
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) X++
8 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) JD Edwards
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Nintex
4 1 (3.03%) SAP