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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 1.19% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 6.17% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £305 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -2.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
68 162 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.83% 19.29% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 90 71
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -21.73%
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 25 September 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 +19 4 £400 - 11
Peterborough - 1 - - 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (88.24%) C#
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 6 (35.29%) SOA
8 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (35.29%) API Design
8 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (35.29%) RESTful
9 5 (29.41%) XML
10 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 4 (23.53%) JD Edwards
10 4 (23.53%) ERP
10 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) Web Development
10 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g

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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) LINQ
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.88%) FFmpeg
9 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) MFC
9 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) API Design
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) API Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) XAML
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) JD Edwards
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Nintex
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