The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 87 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 37 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.62% 1.07% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% 7.45% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 28
Median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
374 376 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 14.40% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 232 223
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 11
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £35.80 £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £56.50
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 of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the East of England region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the East of England region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £375 +22.95% 8
Norfolk +21 9 £375 +36.36% 1
Hertfordshire -7 6 £281 +12.50% 6
Essex +8 4 £325 -7.14% 5
Bedfordshire 0 4 £430 +27.40% 2
Suffolk -1 2 £425 +41.66%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 26 (41.94%) SQL
4 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 21 (33.87%) WPF
7 17 (27.42%) HTML
8 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.81%) Web Development
9 15 (24.19%) CSS
10 13 (20.97%) MVC
10 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
11 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (19.35%) HTML5
11 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 12 (19.35%) Windows
12 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (17.74%) RESTful
13 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 10 (16.13%) Sass
13 10 (16.13%) JSON
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
14 9 (14.52%) Middleware
14 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
14 9 (14.52%) OAuth
14 9 (14.52%) CRUD
14 9 (14.52%) WebRTC
14 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
14 9 (14.52%) WebSockets

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) DNN
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQLite
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.84%) NetBeans
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Grunt
3 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.61%) Protractor
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Military
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) .NET Developer
2 15 (24.19%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.29%) WPF Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) WPF
3 17 (27.42%) HTML
4 15 (24.19%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
5 13 (20.97%) jQuery
6 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 12 (19.35%) HTML5
7 11 (17.74%) RESTful
8 10 (16.13%) JSON
8 10 (16.13%) Sass
8 10 (16.13%) Web Services
9 9 (14.52%) Middleware
9 9 (14.52%) OAuth
9 9 (14.52%) WebRTC
9 9 (14.52%) WebSockets
10 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.06%) Ajax
11 5 (8.06%) XML
12 4 (6.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) FMCG
2 2 (3.23%) SCADA
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Web Development
2 13 (20.97%) MVC
3 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
4 9 (14.52%) CRUD
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Logistics
7 3 (4.84%) ERP
7 3 (4.84%) MVVM
7 3 (4.84%) UML
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.23%) Scrum
8 2 (3.23%) SDLC
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) TDD
9 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) CoffeeScript
4 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.90%) C++
6 7 (11.29%) Delphi
7 3 (4.84%) Java
7 3 (4.84%) XAML
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
1 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Borland
2 7 (11.29%) Embarcadero
3 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.61%) Mercator
4 1 (1.61%) Nintex
4 1 (1.61%) Siemens
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