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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East of England
Rank 95 97 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 25 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 1.07% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 7.81% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 46
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £302 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.75 - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%

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
384 320 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.09% 13.73% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 182 195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £33.88 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +2 8 £325 -3.70% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £180 -42.85% 9
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 - 2
Norfolk - 2 £475 -
Essex -4 1 - - 4
East Anglia - 1 £178 -
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (55.74%) .NET
2 33 (54.10%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
4 24 (39.34%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) WPF
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) MVC
8 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (18.03%) HTML
10 10 (16.39%) CSS
10 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.75%) Delphi
11 9 (14.75%) Embarcadero
11 9 (14.75%) Borland
11 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
12 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) Logistics
12 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.48%) Web Services
14 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
14 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (9.84%) C++
14 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
14 6 (9.84%) Web Development
14 6 (9.84%) jQuery
15 5 (8.20%) PowerShell

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 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQLite
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.28%) Bower
5 1 (1.64%) GDB
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
2 3 (4.92%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
3 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.48%) WPF Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) .NET
2 23 (37.70%) WPF
3 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.03%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
5 10 (16.39%) CSS
6 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.48%) Web Services
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.84%) jQuery
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.20%) HTML5
9 5 (8.20%) JSON
9 5 (8.20%) XML
10 4 (6.56%) Ajax
10 4 (6.56%) Middleware
10 4 (6.56%) Qt
10 4 (6.56%) WCF
10 4 (6.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.28%) FMCG
1 2 (3.28%) SCADA
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
2 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) MVC
2 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.11%) Logistics
3 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 6 (9.84%) Web Development
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) CRUD
6 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.92%) Workflow
7 2 (3.28%) OO
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.28%) Security Management
7 2 (3.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) Delphi
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) C++
6 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (4.92%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) PhD
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Borland
2 9 (14.75%) Embarcadero
3 2 (3.28%) Nintex
4 1 (1.64%) Mercator
4 1 (1.64%) Siemens
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