The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 559 538 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £600 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +65.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £360 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £638 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6261 5475 5604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.88% 11.78% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3511 3374
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 134 200
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 9 £500 -16.66% 3
South East - - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (92.00%) .NET
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (40.00%) Silverlight
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (36.00%) MVC
8 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (36.00%) jQuery
8 9 (36.00%) WCF
8 9 (36.00%) WPF
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (24.00%) Front Office
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) MSTest
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.00%) NuGet
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (24.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) CRM Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) WCF
5 9 (36.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (20.00%) StructureMap
7 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (20.00%) NEsper
8 4 (16.00%) WinForms
9 3 (12.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) MDX
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.00%) Physics
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) VBA
5 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Open Text
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