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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 28 22
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 5.41% 3.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Median daily rate - £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
38 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.84% 14.41% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 14
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript