The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Derbyshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.98% - 5.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.38% - 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.03%
Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.03% 2.40% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 2
Average daily rate £290 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Derbyshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Derbyshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 11 £273 - 1
Derby - 1 £325 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) LINQ
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (38.10%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
8 6 (28.57%) OOP
8 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) WinForms
10 4 (19.05%) Telerik
10 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) Moq
10 4 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Moq
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) C# Developer
3 12 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Web Developer
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
6 6 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (19.05%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.76%) ASP Developer
9 1 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) LINQ
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
7 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 4 (19.05%) WinForms
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
9 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.52%) HTML5
11 1 (4.76%) CSS3
11 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) MVVM
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Telerik
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