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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 78 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 31 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.03% 1.09% 3.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 13.64% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 18
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £218 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £368 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
186 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.19% 7.96% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 44
Average daily rate £345 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
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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 +11 14 £510 +77.39% 2
Nottinghamshire +20 6 £275 +13.40% 6
Northamptonshire -6 3 £300 +20.00% 3
Derbyshire +2 1 £338 +56.97% 4
Lincolnshire - 1 £375 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 50 (90.91%) C#
2 48 (87.27%) .NET
3 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
4 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 27 (49.09%) MVC
5 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
6 26 (47.27%) SQL
7 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (41.82%) HTML
9 22 (40.00%) jQuery
10 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.27%) CSS
11 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 14 (25.45%) Oracle
13 13 (23.64%) Ajax
13 13 (23.64%) WCF
13 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (18.18%) RESTful
15 10 (18.18%) Web Services
15 10 (18.18%) XML
15 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (16.36%) HTML5
17 8 (14.55%) LINQ
17 8 (14.55%) NHibernate
17 8 (14.55%) OOP
18 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
18 7 (12.73%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) Modbus
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) VLDB
7 1 (1.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) MS Access
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.64%) Yeoman
3 2 (3.64%) Bower
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 32 (58.18%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 17 (30.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (10.91%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
10 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) DBA
11 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
12 1 (1.82%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (87.27%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (41.82%) HTML
5 22 (40.00%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) CSS
6 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 13 (23.64%) Ajax
7 13 (23.64%) WCF
7 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (18.18%) RESTful
9 10 (18.18%) Web Services
9 10 (18.18%) XML
10 9 (16.36%) HTML5
11 8 (14.55%) LINQ
11 8 (14.55%) NHibernate
12 5 (9.09%) WPF
12 5 (9.09%) CSS3
13 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.82%) NHS
1 1 (1.82%) GIS
1 1 (1.82%) Replication
1 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) MVC
2 8 (14.55%) OOP
3 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Workflow
5 4 (7.27%) UML
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) MVVM
6 3 (5.45%) Web Development
7 2 (3.64%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Web Design
7 2 (3.64%) ERP
7 2 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.82%) OO
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) XAML
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) COBOL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Telerik
3 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.64%) Siemens
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Motorola
5 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 27 days ago