The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 68 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 27 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.67% 4.11% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.92% 41.73% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 11
Average daily rate £295 £308 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 127 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.22% 9.84% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 51 49
Average daily rate £313 £308 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 11 £288 - 2
Northamptonshire -5 7 £300 - 3
Leicestershire -19 5 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £338 +10.65% 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (88.89%) .NET
2 51 (80.95%) C#
3 47 (74.60%) SQL Server
4 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
5 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
6 27 (42.86%) MVC
7 26 (41.27%) HTML
7 26 (41.27%) SQL
8 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (38.10%) CSS
9 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
10 21 (33.33%) jQuery
11 17 (26.98%) Ajax
11 17 (26.98%) Windows
12 15 (23.81%) OO
12 15 (23.81%) LINQ
12 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
13 14 (22.22%) Web Services
14 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (19.05%) WPF
15 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (17.46%) WinForms
16 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
17 10 (15.87%) XML
17 10 (15.87%) WCF
17 10 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
19 8 (12.70%) TDD
20 7 (11.11%) Telerik
20 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.52%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) DNN
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Modbus
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (74.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) SQLite
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.17%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Moq
2 5 (7.94%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.76%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.17%) PhoneGap
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) Xcode
6 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
1 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Developer
2 33 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 27 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 23 (36.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Web Developer
6 14 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Applications Developer
9 6 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (7.94%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Designer
13 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
13 2 (3.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (88.89%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 26 (41.27%) HTML
4 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (38.10%) CSS
6 21 (33.33%) jQuery
7 17 (26.98%) Ajax
8 15 (23.81%) LINQ
8 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 14 (22.22%) Web Services
10 12 (19.05%) WPF
10 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (17.46%) WinForms
12 10 (15.87%) XML
12 10 (15.87%) WCF
13 7 (11.11%) HTML5
13 7 (11.11%) REST
14 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
14 5 (7.94%) .NET Remoting
14 5 (7.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.17%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) MVC
2 15 (23.81%) OO
3 10 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
5 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Logistics
6 6 (9.52%) SEO
7 5 (7.94%) Workflow
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.94%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.94%) System Testing
7 5 (7.94%) OOP
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) MVVM
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.76%) SOA
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
9 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.52%) Java
7 5 (7.94%) XPath
8 4 (6.35%) VB
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) XAML
9 2 (3.17%) VB6
10 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCTS
2 1 (1.59%) MCPD
2 1 (1.59%) MCITP
2 1 (1.59%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Telerik
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Siemens
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) Symbian
5 2 (3.17%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) Razor Risk
6 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 15 days ago