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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 25 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.76% 5.49% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 53.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
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
50 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.53% 10.26% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -1 19 £275 -15.38% 4
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 56 (87.50%) .NET
2 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 38 (59.38%) Web Services
5 36 (56.25%) SQL
5 36 (56.25%) HTML
6 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (50.00%) jQuery
8 31 (48.44%) CSS
9 30 (46.88%) C#
10 28 (43.75%) XML
11 25 (39.06%) Content Management
12 21 (32.81%) CMS
12 21 (32.81%) XSLT
13 20 (31.25%) XHTML
13 20 (31.25%) Adobe
13 20 (31.25%) W3C
13 20 (31.25%) Intranet
13 20 (31.25%) OpenText
13 20 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (31.25%) User Experience
13 20 (31.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 17 (26.56%) RedDot
14 17 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (26.56%) IIS
14 17 (26.56%) OOP
14 17 (26.56%) XSD
14 17 (26.56%) Axure RP
14 17 (26.56%) Web Development
14 17 (26.56%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 21 (32.81%) CMS
2 17 (26.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Intranet
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) OLAP
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Axure RP
2 8 (12.50%) NUnit
2 8 (12.50%) StyleCop
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.31%) Publishing
2 7 (10.94%) German Language
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) C# Developer
3 17 (26.56%) CMS Developer
4 15 (23.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
6 13 (20.31%) Analyst
6 13 (20.31%) Support Analyst
7 10 (15.63%) Applications Support
7 10 (15.63%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (9.38%) Software Support Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Development Manager
11 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
11 2 (3.13%) Web Support Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (87.50%) .NET
2 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 38 (59.38%) Web Services
4 36 (56.25%) HTML
5 32 (50.00%) jQuery
6 31 (48.44%) CSS
7 28 (43.75%) XML
8 21 (32.81%) XSLT
9 20 (31.25%) XHTML
9 20 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (26.56%) XSD
10 17 (26.56%) Ajax
11 12 (18.75%) WCF
12 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
13 8 (12.50%) Entity Framework
13 8 (12.50%) LINQ
13 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) W3C
1 20 (31.25%) User Experience
2 17 (26.56%) Web 2.0
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Content Management
3 17 (26.56%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (26.56%) OOP
3 17 (26.56%) Web Development
3 17 (26.56%) Rapid Prototyping
4 10 (15.63%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 8 (12.50%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) ETL
8 2 (3.13%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 30 (46.88%) C#
4 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Adobe
1 20 (31.25%) OpenText
2 17 (26.56%) RedDot
2 17 (26.56%) Google
3 10 (15.63%) Sitecore
3 10 (15.63%) Akamai
3 10 (15.63%) ForgeRock
4 8 (12.50%) Remedy
4 8 (12.50%) Capita
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com