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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 578 552 560
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 2 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.061% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 10
Average daily rate - £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

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
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 2 - - 4
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) VBA
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) VB
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) User Experience
7 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (33.33%) DevExpress
7 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (22.22%) Reuters
8 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
8 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 2 (22.22%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) MDX
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) VBA
3 5 (55.56%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) R
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CFA
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MBA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) FactSet
3 2 (22.22%) Reuters
4 1 (11.11%) SAP