The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 32 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.32% 4.70% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 61.54% 36.84% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.32% -2.14%
Visual Studio
South East

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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.77% 12.75% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 17
Average daily rate £290 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +10 29 £275 -8.33% 6
Uckfield - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 28 (63.64%) jQuery
3 26 (59.09%) Web Services
4 23 (52.27%) HTML
4 23 (52.27%) CSS
5 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (43.18%) SQL
7 18 (40.91%) Content Management
8 15 (34.09%) CMS
9 14 (31.82%) XHTML
9 14 (31.82%) Adobe
9 14 (31.82%) W3C
9 14 (31.82%) Intranet
9 14 (31.82%) Open Text
9 14 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (31.82%) User Experience
9 14 (31.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (27.27%) IIS
10 12 (27.27%) XML
10 12 (27.27%) XSD
10 12 (27.27%) XSLT
10 12 (27.27%) OOP
10 12 (27.27%) RedDot
10 12 (27.27%) Ajax
10 12 (27.27%) Google
10 12 (27.27%) Web 2.0
10 12 (27.27%) Web Development
10 12 (27.27%) Rapid Prototyping

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) CMS
2 12 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Axure RP
2 7 (15.91%) StyleCop
2 7 (15.91%) NUnit
3 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 9 (20.45%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 12 (27.27%) CMS Developer
3 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) jQuery
3 26 (59.09%) Web Services
4 23 (52.27%) HTML
4 23 (52.27%) CSS
5 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (31.82%) XHTML
7 12 (27.27%) Ajax
7 12 (27.27%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) XSD
7 12 (27.27%) XSLT
8 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.91%) WCF
9 7 (15.91%) LINQ
9 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) W3C
1 14 (31.82%) User Experience
2 12 (27.27%) Web 2.0
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Content Management
3 12 (27.27%) Web Development
3 12 (27.27%) OOP
3 12 (27.27%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Kanban
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) VBScript
5 3 (6.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Adobe
1 14 (31.82%) Open Text
2 12 (27.27%) RedDot
2 12 (27.27%) Google
3 8 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 8 (18.18%) Akamai
3 8 (18.18%) ForgeRock
4 7 (15.91%) Remedy
5 6 (13.64%) Capita
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago