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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East of England
Rank 90 101 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 33 23 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 1.00% 2.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 7.49% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 48
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
363 307 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.03% 13.34% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 198 227
Median daily rate £418 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.09 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £39.63 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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
Norfolk +16 10 £438 +59.09% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £375 +22.95% 12
Bedfordshire +9 6 £500 +48.14% 4
Hertfordshire -3 5 £225 -10.00% 4
Essex +3 3 - - 5
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 31 (55.36%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) .NET
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (41.07%) WPF
6 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 19 (33.93%) MVC
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 12 (21.43%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
9 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (19.64%) Web Development
9 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
10 10 (17.86%) CSS
10 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.07%) Embarcadero
11 9 (16.07%) Borland
11 9 (16.07%) Delphi
11 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
12 8 (14.29%) Logistics
12 8 (14.29%) jQuery
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) Windows
12 8 (14.29%) HTML5
13 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.50%) JSON
14 6 (10.71%) RESTful
14 6 (10.71%) C++
14 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
14 6 (10.71%) Middleware

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQLite
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.57%) Bower
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) Protractor
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Military
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) .NET
2 23 (41.07%) WPF
3 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
5 10 (17.86%) CSS
6 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.29%) HTML5
7 8 (14.29%) jQuery
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) JSON
9 6 (10.71%) Middleware
9 6 (10.71%) RESTful
9 6 (10.71%) Sass
10 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
10 5 (8.93%) OAuth
10 5 (8.93%) WebRTC
10 5 (8.93%) WebSockets
11 4 (7.14%) WinForms
11 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) FMCG
1 2 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
2 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
2 11 (19.64%) Web Development
3 8 (14.29%) Logistics
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) CRUD
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Open Source
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) UML
7 3 (5.36%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) Delphi
5 6 (10.71%) C++
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.93%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Borland
2 9 (16.07%) Embarcadero
3 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.79%) Mercator
3 1 (1.79%) Nintex
3 1 (1.79%) Siemens
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