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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 98 117 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -61
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 34 35 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.12% 3.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.74% 7.74% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 49
Median daily rate £275 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
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
349 452 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.62% 14.47% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 259 231
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.90 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +28 15 £350 +16.66% 7
Hertfordshire +8 7 £225 -33.33% 3
Norfolk 0 7 £275 -24.13% 2
Essex +5 4 £444 - 3
Suffolk 0 1 £500 +110.52%
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 48 (66.67%) C#
2 47 (65.28%) .NET
3 31 (43.06%) .NET Framework
4 25 (34.72%) HTML
5 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 24 (33.33%) CSS
6 23 (31.94%) SQL
6 23 (31.94%) jQuery
7 22 (30.56%) WPF
7 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
9 19 (26.39%) Web Development
10 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 15 (20.83%) Windows
11 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.83%) Degree
11 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.06%) WCF
12 13 (18.06%) RESTful
13 12 (16.67%) HTML5
14 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.28%) MVC
14 11 (15.28%) Scrum
14 11 (15.28%) Web Services
15 10 (13.89%) Change Control
15 10 (13.89%) Sass

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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.39%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) Extranet
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Subversion
3 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) MorphX
6 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.39%) MSTest
6 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.39%) NuGet
6 1 (1.39%) NUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Billing
2 1 (1.39%) Military
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (72.22%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.17%) C++ Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) .NET Framework
3 25 (34.72%) HTML
4 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 24 (33.33%) CSS
5 23 (31.94%) jQuery
6 22 (30.56%) WPF
7 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.06%) RESTful
8 13 (18.06%) WCF
9 12 (16.67%) HTML5
10 11 (15.28%) Web Services
11 10 (13.89%) Sass
12 9 (12.50%) JSON
12 9 (12.50%) XML
13 7 (9.72%) Middleware
13 7 (9.72%) OAuth
13 7 (9.72%) WebRTC
13 7 (9.72%) WebSockets
13 7 (9.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Web Development
2 18 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.28%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) Change Control
6 9 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 9 (12.50%) SOA
7 7 (9.72%) CRUD
8 6 (8.33%) API Design
9 5 (6.94%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) System Testing
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
10 4 (5.56%) ERP
10 4 (5.56%) MVVM
11 3 (4.17%) BDD
11 3 (4.17%) SOLID
11 3 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.50%) C++
6 8 (11.11%) XAML
7 7 (9.72%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) X++
11 1 (1.39%) Java
11 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
1 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.17%) Nintex
5 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
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