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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
UK / England
Rank 562 596 577
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 13 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.100% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Median daily rate £375 £538 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +58.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7099 7017 6430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 14.69% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 4685 4337
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 183 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.06 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 11 £375 -30.23%
North West - 2 £400 -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) WCF
4 8 (42.11%) VBA
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) WF
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) SOA
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) RAD
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) InfoPath
7 5 (26.32%) WinForms
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Front Office
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Google
8 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) InfoPath
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Extranet
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) OLAP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) WiX
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Excel Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
7 4 (21.05%) VBA Developer
8 2 (10.53%) RAD Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) WF
5 6 (31.58%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) WinForms
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) MDX
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) SOA
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) RAD
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Bloomberg
2 4 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (21.05%) Nintex
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle