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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 33 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 3.58% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.04% 26.42% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 18
Median daily rate £338 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
235 212 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.11% 13.56% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 118 106
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 20 £338 +15.38% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £334 +11.25% 9
Northamptonshire -16 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Derbyshire +2 3 £310 -27.05%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 43 (79.63%) C#
2 41 (75.93%) .NET
3 32 (59.26%) SQL
4 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
9 16 (29.63%) Web Services
9 16 (29.63%) UML
10 15 (27.78%) HTML
11 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 14 (25.93%) Waterfall
12 13 (24.07%) V-Model
12 13 (24.07%) Oracle
13 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.52%) CSS
14 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (16.67%) Degree
15 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 9 (16.67%) WCF
15 9 (16.67%) WPF
16 8 (14.81%) MVC
16 8 (14.81%) ITIL
16 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
16 8 (14.81%) High Availability
17 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) Documentum
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Boomi
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) Modbus
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Power BI
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 15 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 13 (24.07%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 16 (29.63%) Web Services
5 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (18.52%) CSS
7 9 (16.67%) WCF
7 9 (16.67%) WPF
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (12.96%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.26%) CSS3
10 5 (9.26%) HTML5
11 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.56%) JSON
11 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.70%) LINQ
12 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Robotics
5 1 (1.85%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) UML
4 14 (25.93%) Waterfall
5 13 (24.07%) V-Model
6 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.81%) High Availability
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
7 8 (14.81%) MVC
8 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 7 (12.96%) Logistics
9 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.56%) Test Management
11 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C#
2 32 (59.26%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Perforce
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.70%) Dell
4 2 (3.70%) Siemens
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
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