The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 78 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.86% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.42% 15.00% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
144 180 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.98% 12.42% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 53
Average daily rate £353 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 15
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £34.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £37.50 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leicestershire -3 8 £350 -44.00% 3
Derbyshire -4 3 £375 +44.23% 3
Nottinghamshire -12 2 £343 +37.00% 3
Northamptonshire -5 1 £250 -18.03% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) C#
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 19 (43.18%) SQL
6 18 (40.91%) HTML
6 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 17 (38.64%) CSS
8 14 (31.82%) MVC
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (20.45%) jQuery
12 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
13 8 (18.18%) Web Services
13 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (15.91%) WCF
15 6 (13.64%) WPF
15 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (13.64%) CSS3
15 6 (13.64%) SDLC
16 5 (11.36%) HTML5
16 5 (11.36%) WinForms
16 5 (11.36%) Ajax
16 5 (11.36%) UML
16 5 (11.36%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer 2000
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Grunt
3 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (4.55%) Yeoman
3 2 (4.55%) Bower
3 2 (4.55%) gulp
4 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.27%) MSTest
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Software Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.91%) HTML
4 17 (38.64%) CSS
5 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
7 8 (18.18%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) WCF
9 6 (13.64%) WPF
9 6 (13.64%) CSS3
10 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) WinForms
10 5 (11.36%) Ajax
11 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (6.82%) XML
13 2 (4.55%) DOM
13 2 (4.55%) LINQ
13 2 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) SCADA
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Life Science
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Android
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) MVC
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.64%) SDLC
4 5 (11.36%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) V-Model
5 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Web Design
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Release Management
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) VB6
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) TickIT
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) QNX
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0000 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago