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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.38% 0.45% 3.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.89% 2.88% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 24
Median daily rate £375 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
94 104 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.99% 15.62% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 69 88
Median daily rate £330 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £46.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £60.00 £57.50
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 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
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 10 December 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 - 9 £375 - 7
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) WPF
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) SCADA
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) PhD

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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Database Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) WPF
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) FFmpeg
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) MFC
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) SCADA
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) UML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) API Design
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) MVVM
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) Siemens