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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 55 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 27 45 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 2.82% 5.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.78% 26.47% 50.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £370 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 26
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
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
196 170 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.20% 10.64% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 91 56
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% -1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Northamptonshire -10 11 £325 +23.80% 2
Leicestershire +6 5 £360 +20.00% 2
Derbyshire +10 4 £300 -30.23% 2
Nottinghamshire -13 2 £150 -50.00%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (89.83%) C#
1 53 (89.83%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 32 (54.24%) HTML
4 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
5 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
6 25 (42.37%) SQL
7 24 (40.68%) CSS
8 20 (33.90%) Oracle
8 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.81%) jQuery
11 16 (27.12%) MVC
11 16 (27.12%) XML
11 16 (27.12%) HTML5
12 15 (25.42%) Ajax
13 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (18.64%) CSS3
16 10 (16.95%) TDD
16 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
17 9 (15.25%) IIS
17 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
17 9 (15.25%) Web Development
17 9 (15.25%) WCF
18 8 (13.56%) Finance
19 7 (11.86%) OO
19 7 (11.86%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (15.25%) IIS
1 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) Kentico
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
1 2 (3.39%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
6 2 (3.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (3.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) Grunt
4 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.69%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.69%) Bower
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) C# Developer
3 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
4 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (20.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Tester
9 1 (1.69%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (89.83%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 32 (54.24%) HTML
4 24 (40.68%) CSS
5 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
6 17 (28.81%) jQuery
7 16 (27.12%) XML
7 16 (27.12%) HTML5
8 15 (25.42%) Ajax
9 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (18.64%) CSS3
12 9 (15.25%) WCF
13 6 (10.17%) Silverlight
13 6 (10.17%) Web Services
13 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.78%) WPF
14 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
15 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (5.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
4 9 (15.25%) Web Development
5 7 (11.86%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) UML
8 4 (6.78%) OOD
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.08%) MVVM
9 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.08%) Web Design
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.39%) BDD
10 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.39%) Scrum
10 2 (3.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (42.37%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) XAML
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) VB
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Telerik
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Siemens
4 2 (3.39%) QNX
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.69%) Motorola
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
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