The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East Sussex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.11% 2.36% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.48% 24.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.76% 9.80% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Average daily rate £333 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
South East

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
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 30 July 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 +4 11 £250 -28.57% 5
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (30.77%) LINQ
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) WCF
9 7 (26.92%) NUnit
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) MS Office
10 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (15.38%) WinForms
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (15.38%) VB
12 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) NUnit
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) StyleCop
3 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Programmer
6 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) C# Programmer
7 3 (11.54%) Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Software Programmer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (7.69%) Tester
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Tester
9 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (30.77%) LINQ
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) WCF
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) WinForms
10 4 (15.38%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (11.54%) XML
12 2 (7.69%) COM+
12 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
12 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Xbox
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
1 12 (46.15%) Scrum
2 11 (42.31%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) DSDM
6 2 (7.69%) Game Development
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) VB6
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Kofax
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