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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 567 556 495
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 6 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.021% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.093% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6465 6017 4839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 12.39% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3924 3123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +6 6 £320 -3.03% 1
South East - - - -
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Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 36 (94.74%) C#
2 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
3 20 (52.63%) VBA
4 17 (44.74%) XML
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
5 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
6 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) TDD
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 12 (31.58%) XSLT
9 11 (28.95%) HTML
9 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
9 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 10 (26.32%) RESTful
10 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 10 (26.32%) Scrum
11 9 (23.68%) MVC
11 9 (23.68%) CSS
11 9 (23.68%) WCF
11 9 (23.68%) Banking
12 8 (21.05%) WPF
12 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP
4 2 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Front Office
5 2 (5.26%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) VBA Developer
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) XSLT
3 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
4 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 10 (26.32%) RESTful
6 9 (23.68%) WCF
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) WPF
7 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
8 6 (15.79%) HTML5
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.16%) Silverlight
9 5 (13.16%) JSON
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) LINQ
11 3 (7.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Equities
3 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.26%) Statistical Arbitrage
4 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.68%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) MVVM
7 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.89%) Document Management
9 2 (5.26%) Practice Management
9 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.26%) Content Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) VBA
3 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
4 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.53%) VB
8 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.89%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Interwoven
2 2 (5.26%) Infragistics
2 2 (5.26%) OpenText
2 2 (5.26%) Telerik
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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