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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 20 19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 8.23% 5.73%
As % of the Development Applications category - 50.98% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 10
Average daily rate - £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
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
39 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.99% 16.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 18
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) VC++
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) NHS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (66.67%) HTML Developer
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle