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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 41 68
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 61 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 4.04% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.48% 31.28% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 13
Median daily rate £338 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £402 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
211 195 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.42% 12.92% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 118
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Leicestershire -18 9 £338 +15.38% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £331 +10.41% 8
Derbyshire -2 2 £270 -36.47% 1
Northamptonshire -16 2 £450 +28.57% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 38 (82.61%) C#
2 33 (71.74%) .NET
3 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle
9 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.74%) WPF
10 10 (21.74%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) Web Services
11 9 (19.57%) MVC
11 9 (19.57%) UML
11 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (19.57%) jQuery
11 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
13 7 (15.22%) High Availability
13 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (15.22%) WCF
13 7 (15.22%) Logistics
14 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 6 (13.04%) ITIL
14 6 (13.04%) Degree

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 (2.17%) Documentum
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Boomi
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) Modbus
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) Power BI
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Consultant
10 3 (6.52%) Integration Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
11 2 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
11 2 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) WPF
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.87%) CSS3
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) JSON
11 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.35%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) MVC
3 9 (19.57%) UML
4 7 (15.22%) High Availability
4 7 (15.22%) Logistics
4 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) V-Model
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.70%) MVVM
7 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Perforce
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) Siemens
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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