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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 1.75% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.48% 15.73% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £273 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.02% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £412 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +24.03%

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
223 178 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.56% 11.15% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 109
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £325 +1.56% 2
Northamptonshire -5 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £270 - 2
Leicestershire -14 1 £277 -21.00% 4
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 35 (77.78%) C#
2 30 (66.67%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle
6 11 (24.44%) CSS
6 11 (24.44%) Web Services
6 11 (24.44%) WPF
7 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.78%) MVC
9 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) WCF
10 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
10 7 (15.56%) UML
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) HTML5
10 7 (15.56%) High Availability
10 7 (15.56%) CSS3
10 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (13.33%) Change Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Boomi
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Modbus
2 1 (2.22%) Profibus
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) Power BI
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) WebStorm
5 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (24.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) Web Services
4 11 (24.44%) WPF
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (15.56%) CSS3
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) WCF
7 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.67%) JSON
10 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (4.44%) Node.js
11 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) EPoS
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) High Availability
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) UML
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) Logistics
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.89%) MVVM
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) V-Model
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Perforce
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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