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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 114 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 1.69% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.75% 11.19% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 16
Median daily rate £300 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
326 429 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.17% 15.07% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 225 232
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +25 7 £375 +22.95% 16
Hertfordshire -9 7 £225 -30.76% 4
Norfolk - 4 £275 - 3
Suffolk 0 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex -5 1 £325 -7.14% 9
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 30 (56.60%) C#
1 30 (56.60%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) HTML
3 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.74%) CSS
4 19 (35.85%) jQuery
5 18 (33.96%) Web Development
5 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.19%) RESTful
6 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
7 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
7 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
8 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 12 (22.64%) HTML5
9 12 (22.64%) JSON
10 11 (20.75%) Degree
10 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (20.75%) Sass
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 10 (18.87%) Web Services
12 9 (16.98%) Middleware
12 9 (16.98%) CRUD
12 9 (16.98%) WebSockets
12 9 (16.98%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (16.98%) WebRTC

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 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) DNN
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Subversion
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.77%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.89%) MSTest
4 1 (1.89%) NuGet
4 1 (1.89%) NUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.89%) Protractor
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.89%) Advertising
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Legal
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (16.98%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (15.09%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Programmer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
2 20 (37.74%) CSS
2 20 (37.74%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) jQuery
4 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.19%) RESTful
5 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
6 12 (22.64%) HTML5
6 12 (22.64%) JSON
7 11 (20.75%) Sass
8 10 (18.87%) Web Services
9 9 (16.98%) Middleware
9 9 (16.98%) OAuth
9 9 (16.98%) WebRTC
9 9 (16.98%) WebSockets
10 7 (13.21%) WPF
11 6 (11.32%) XML
12 5 (9.43%) WCF
13 4 (7.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Web Development
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) CRUD
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) API Design
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.66%) MVVM
10 3 (5.66%) OO
11 2 (3.77%) API Development
11 2 (3.77%) CRM
11 2 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.77%) UML
11 2 (3.77%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (3.77%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.98%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) XAML
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PhD
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Mercator
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Nintex
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
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