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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 186 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £344
% change year-on-year
- +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
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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
759 746 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 11.22% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 554 553
Average daily rate £435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 December 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) VBA
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) CRM Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 1 (7.69%) Ajax
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VBA
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) XPath
7 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft