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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.00% 5.26% 3.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 23.75% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 7
Average daily rate £318 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
92 160 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.31% 22.13% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 38
Average daily rate £403 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.38 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 0 8 £318 -17.53% 8
Peterborough -7 3 £460 +22.66% 4
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) XML
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) SOAP
7 6 (28.57%) WinForms
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) Change Control
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
8 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) CMS
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 4 (19.05%) SCADA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) MorphX
4 1 (4.76%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) Sublime Text
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) WPF
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) WinForms
6 5 (23.81%) NHibernate
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) WCF
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.52%) XSLT
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) SCADA
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.76%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) X++
5 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Nintex
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
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