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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.67% 0.97% 4.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 51.52% 7.41% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £400 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £400 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.00% 13.04% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 27
Average daily rate £300 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +6 13 £325 -18.75% 5
Eastbourne - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (91.67%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (55.56%) HTML
5 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
6 17 (47.22%) jQuery
7 16 (44.44%) TDD
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
8 15 (41.67%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) MS Office
9 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (38.89%) SpecFlow
10 13 (36.11%) Scrum
11 12 (33.33%) WinForms
11 12 (33.33%) LINQ
12 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (30.56%) Hudson
12 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
12 11 (30.56%) XML
12 11 (30.56%) NUnit
12 11 (30.56%) Subversion
13 9 (25.00%) CSS
13 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (22.22%) IIS
14 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (38.89%) SpecFlow
2 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 11 (30.56%) Hudson
2 11 (30.56%) NUnit
2 11 (30.56%) Subversion
2 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Programmer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Programmer
5 7 (19.44%) C# Programmer
5 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) .NET Programmer
6 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Games Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) jQuery
5 12 (33.33%) LINQ
5 12 (33.33%) WinForms
6 11 (30.56%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) REST
10 5 (13.89%) CSS3
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
11 4 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
12 3 (8.33%) JSON
12 3 (8.33%) WCF
12 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
12 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) W3C
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) TDD
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (36.11%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (11.11%) Game Development
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) RDF
8 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
9 2 (5.56%) DSDM
10 1 (2.78%) SOA
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) OO
10 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Perforce
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Kofax