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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 81 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 16 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 1.60% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.14% 12.84% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 19
Average daily rate £315 £328 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £264 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £408 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
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
175 218 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.94% 12.44% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 141 92
Average daily rate £338 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -4 7 £231 -45.58% 3
Northamptonshire +11 4 £405 +12.50% 1
Leicestershire -6 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 61 (88.41%) C#
2 59 (85.51%) .NET
3 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
4 47 (68.12%) SQL
5 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 32 (46.38%) Oracle
6 32 (46.38%) .NET Framework
7 30 (43.48%) Windows
8 26 (37.68%) High Availability
9 23 (33.33%) Siemens
9 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
10 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
10 22 (31.88%) Modbus
10 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.64%) Web Services
12 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
13 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
13 13 (18.84%) CSS
13 13 (18.84%) TDD
14 12 (17.39%) WCF
14 12 (17.39%) MVC
15 11 (15.94%) WPF
16 8 (11.59%) jQuery
16 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.59%) WinForms
16 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
16 8 (11.59%) HTML
17 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.88%) Modbus
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 22 (31.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.80%) PowerPivot
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.35%) SSDT
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.45%) MSTest
4 1 (1.45%) NuGet
4 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) French Language
3 2 (2.90%) German Language
3 2 (2.90%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 30 (43.48%) .NET Developer
2 30 (43.48%) C# Developer
3 23 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Web Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Web Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Build Manager
7 3 (4.35%) SSRS Report Writer
7 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) .NET Framework
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 17 (24.64%) Web Services
5 13 (18.84%) CSS
6 12 (17.39%) WCF
7 11 (15.94%) WPF
8 8 (11.59%) HTML
8 8 (11.59%) jQuery
8 8 (11.59%) WinForms
9 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.25%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.25%) LINQ
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.35%) JSON
11 3 (4.35%) SOAP
12 2 (2.90%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Life Science
2 3 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) High Availability
2 13 (18.84%) TDD
3 12 (17.39%) MVC
4 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.14%) Change Management
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL
5 7 (10.14%) Logistics
6 6 (8.70%) OO
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.80%) SDLC
8 4 (5.80%) Validation
9 3 (4.35%) MVVM
9 3 (4.35%) UML
10 2 (2.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.90%) CRM
10 2 (2.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) C#
2 47 (68.12%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) SDET
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) Oracle
3 23 (33.33%) Siemens
4 4 (5.80%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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