The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 554 543 511
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 31 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.025% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £344
% change year-on-year
- +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6596 5445 5365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.23% 11.55% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3555 3365
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £19.55 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Jobs Demand Trend in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the England region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Histogram in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the England region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Hourly Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
London +38 30 £475 +35.71% 3
South East - 1 - -
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Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office.

1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
4 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) VBA
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
6 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
7 14 (37.84%) TDD
8 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
8 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 13 (35.14%) jQuery
9 12 (32.43%) XML
10 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
10 11 (29.73%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (27.03%) HTML
11 10 (27.03%) Finance
11 10 (27.03%) Banking
12 9 (24.32%) WCF
13 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
13 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (18.92%) Java
14 7 (18.92%) CSS
14 7 (18.92%) XSLT
14 7 (18.92%) OO
14 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
14 7 (18.92%) WPF

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) OLAP
5 2 (5.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) CRM Developer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) VBA Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) WCF
8 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.92%) XSLT
9 7 (18.92%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) WPF
10 6 (16.22%) Silverlight
10 6 (16.22%) RESTful
10 6 (16.22%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) JSON
11 5 (13.51%) HTML5
12 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (10.81%) REST
12 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Equities
4 2 (5.41%) Statistical Arbitrage
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.41%) RAD
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Content Management
9 2 (5.41%) Document Management
9 2 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.41%) MVVM
9 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) VBA
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) VB
7 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.11%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) VB6
9 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.70%) Open Text
4 1 (2.70%) Interwoven
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