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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 35 29
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 1.16% 5.00%
As % of the Development Applications category - 15.79% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate - £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.55%
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
9 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.93% 7.34% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 21
Average daily rate £236 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £398 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) NuGet
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
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