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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.41% 3.63% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% 40.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
48 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.41% 8.87% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 28 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 28 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 -7 12 £275 -15.38% 5
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 37 (63.79%) ASP.NET
3 35 (60.34%) Web Services
3 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
4 32 (55.17%) HTML
5 31 (53.45%) SQL
6 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (50.00%) C#
8 27 (46.55%) CSS
8 27 (46.55%) jQuery
9 25 (43.10%) XML
10 21 (36.21%) Content Management
11 18 (31.03%) XSLT
12 17 (29.31%) CMS
13 16 (27.59%) OpenText
13 16 (27.59%) Intranet
13 16 (27.59%) XHTML
13 16 (27.59%) Adobe
13 16 (27.59%) W3C
13 16 (27.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (27.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 16 (27.59%) User Experience
14 14 (24.14%) Ajax
14 14 (24.14%) Google
14 14 (24.14%) Web 2.0
14 14 (24.14%) Web Development
14 14 (24.14%) Rapid Prototyping
14 14 (24.14%) Axure RP
14 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (24.14%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 17 (29.31%) CMS
2 14 (24.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Intranet
2 7 (12.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.45%) OLAP
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) OLTP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Axure RP
2 8 (13.79%) StyleCop
2 8 (13.79%) NUnit
3 7 (12.07%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.24%) Publishing
2 7 (12.07%) German Language
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) C# Developer
3 15 (25.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Support Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) CMS Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Applications Support
6 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Software Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Web Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 37 (63.79%) ASP.NET
3 35 (60.34%) Web Services
4 32 (55.17%) HTML
5 27 (46.55%) CSS
5 27 (46.55%) jQuery
6 25 (43.10%) XML
7 18 (31.03%) XSLT
8 16 (27.59%) XHTML
8 16 (27.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (24.14%) Ajax
9 14 (24.14%) XSD
10 12 (20.69%) WCF
11 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
12 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.79%) LINQ
12 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) W3C
1 16 (27.59%) User Experience
2 14 (24.14%) Web 2.0
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Content Management
3 14 (24.14%) Web Development
3 14 (24.14%) Rapid Prototyping
3 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (24.14%) OOP
4 9 (15.52%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (13.79%) DevOps
5 8 (13.79%) MVC
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) TDD
6 7 (12.07%) ITIL
6 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.62%) OO
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Migration
9 1 (1.72%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 29 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) OpenText
1 16 (27.59%) Adobe
2 14 (24.14%) Google
2 14 (24.14%) RedDot
3 10 (17.24%) Sitecore
3 10 (17.24%) Akamai
3 10 (17.24%) ForgeRock
4 8 (13.79%) Remedy
5 7 (12.07%) Capita
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com