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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.87% 4.00% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 20.45% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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
16 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.96% 19.56% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 2
Average daily rate £350 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £368 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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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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 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Database Security
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle