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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 66 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 3.33% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.79% 18.37% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £313 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
146 147 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.59% 18.15% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 82 25
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £53.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £30.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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
Cambridge -13 3 - - 3
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
7 2 (15.38%) TeamCity

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (15.38%) WordPress
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.69%) ANTLR
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.69%) Sublime Text
4 1 (7.69%) Bower
4 1 (7.69%) GitLab
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) WF
5 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) XSD
6 1 (7.69%) XSL
6 1 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace