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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.49% 11.59% 5.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 45.45% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 6
Average daily rate £345 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
46 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.09% 25.51% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hastings - 4 £345 -
Brighton -15 2 £468 +20.64% 2
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Subversion
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (38.46%) RESTful
7 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) CSS3
7 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (30.77%) WCF
8 4 (30.77%) OO
9 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) C++
10 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (15.38%) VBA
10 2 (15.38%) PHP
10 2 (15.38%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) StarTeam
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (69.23%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (38.46%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (38.46%) HTML Developer
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (38.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) iSeries
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle