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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.95% 5.36% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 34.88% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -4.28%
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
36 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.69% 15.36% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 19
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 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 -6 6 - - 5
Uckfield - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) NUnit
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 7 (36.84%) LINQ
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) StyleCop
5 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
7 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) NUnit
1 7 (36.84%) StyleCop
2 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) LINQ
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 3 (15.79%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
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