The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.65% 2.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.26% 7.00% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 1
Average daily rate £330 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Derby +4 4 £300 -4.45% 2
Matlock - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Database Security
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) Worklight
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM