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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 619 646 600
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -46
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.085% 0.066% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £550 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8270 7532 6737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.82% 14.29% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5030 4523
Median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 165 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 7 £550 +29.41%
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) VBA
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) MVC
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (46.67%) Banking
7 7 (46.67%) WPF
8 6 (40.00%) WinForms
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle
8 6 (40.00%) RAD
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (33.33%) OLAP
9 5 (33.33%) MS Office
9 5 (33.33%) OOXML
9 5 (33.33%) MVVM
9 5 (33.33%) WCF
10 4 (26.67%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (26.67%) XML
11 3 (20.00%) T-SQL

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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) OLAP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (20.00%) Power BI
4 3 (20.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data
6 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) RAD Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) WinForms
4 5 (33.33%) OOXML
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) D3.js
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) RAD
4 5 (33.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) VBA
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) MiFID
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau