The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 195 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.054% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.47% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.59 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
793 850 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.65% 11.54% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 642 593
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the City of London region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the City of London region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
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