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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.58% 1.06% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 9.41% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
130 85 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.77% 11.23% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 +4 10 £313 -37.50% 12
Peterborough +11 1 - - 4
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 80 (96.39%) .NET
2 56 (67.47%) SQL
3 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
4 46 (55.42%) .NET Framework
5 45 (54.22%) C#
6 43 (51.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (48.19%) HTML
8 39 (46.99%) Windows
9 38 (45.78%) TeamCity
9 38 (45.78%) Git (software)
10 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (43.37%) Release Management
10 36 (43.37%) Automated Testing
10 36 (43.37%) MSBuild
10 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (43.37%) SSDT
10 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
11 35 (42.17%) Artifactory
11 35 (42.17%) Automation Testing
11 35 (42.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
13 33 (39.76%) Gradle
13 33 (39.76%) NuGet
13 33 (39.76%) Red Gate
13 33 (39.76%) Maven
14 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
15 27 (32.53%) Oracle
16 25 (30.12%) HTML5
17 24 (28.92%) jQuery
17 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (2.41%) Node.js
1 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) Content Management Server
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) SSDT
2 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (51.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (45.78%) TeamCity
2 38 (45.78%) Git (software)
3 36 (43.37%) MSBuild
4 35 (42.17%) Artifactory
4 35 (42.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (39.76%) Gradle
5 33 (39.76%) NuGet
5 33 (39.76%) Maven
6 8 (9.64%) JIRA
7 3 (3.61%) WiX
8 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.41%) NUnit
9 1 (1.20%) Toad
9 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 38 (45.78%) .NET Developer
3 33 (39.76%) Release Engineer
3 33 (39.76%) Build and Release Engineer
3 33 (39.76%) Build Engineer
4 30 (36.14%) C# Developer
5 29 (34.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (28.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (96.39%) .NET
2 46 (55.42%) .NET Framework
3 40 (48.19%) HTML
4 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
5 25 (30.12%) HTML5
6 24 (28.92%) jQuery
6 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 15 (18.07%) CSS
8 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.43%) ADO.NET
10 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.02%) WCF
11 5 (6.02%) XML
12 3 (3.61%) WPF
12 3 (3.61%) LINQ
12 3 (3.61%) RESTful
13 2 (2.41%) CSS3
13 2 (2.41%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Kindle
2 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Continuous Integration
1 36 (43.37%) Release Management
1 36 (43.37%) Automated Testing
1 36 (43.37%) Configuration Management
2 35 (42.17%) Automation Testing
3 15 (18.07%) MVC
4 11 (13.25%) Scrum
4 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.64%) OOP
6 7 (8.43%) OO
7 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.61%) TDD
8 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 3 (3.61%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.41%) Web Development
9 2 (2.41%) OOD
10 1 (1.20%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.20%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 56 (67.47%) SQL
2 45 (54.22%) C#
3 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) XAML
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) Microsoft
2 33 (39.76%) Red Gate
3 27 (32.53%) Oracle
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