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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.37% 2.78% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.95% 28.57% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
42 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.88% 9.72% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 11 £308 -12.14% 3
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) WCF
7 7 (29.17%) LINQ
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) NUnit
9 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
10 4 (16.67%) VB
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Selenium
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 3 (12.50%) C++
11 3 (12.50%) VBScript
11 3 (12.50%) MS Office

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) NUnit
2 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Games
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (29.17%) WCF
6 7 (29.17%) LINQ
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.33%) WinForms
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (4.17%) JSON
9 1 (4.17%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Scrum
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Game Development
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (4.17%) Release Management
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Kofax
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