The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.73% 1.40% 3.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 51.22% 12.50% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £293 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Development Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.85% 11.19% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 5
Average daily rate £325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Visual Studio 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.

1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 36 (94.74%) .NET
3 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
4 32 (84.21%) SQL
4 32 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 32 (84.21%) High Availability
5 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
6 26 (68.42%) Oracle
6 26 (68.42%) Windows
7 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
7 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
8 24 (63.16%) Siemens
8 24 (63.16%) Modbus
8 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
9 10 (26.32%) Manufacturing
10 9 (23.68%) Logistics
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
11 7 (18.42%) Web Services
11 7 (18.42%) Life Science
12 6 (15.79%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
13 5 (13.16%) UML
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (13.16%) MS Office
13 5 (13.16%) TickIT
13 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing Visual Studio 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
2 24 (63.16%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 29 (76.32%) C# Developer
3 24 (63.16%) .NET Developer
4 23 (60.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) WPF
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Life Science
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) High Availability
2 9 (23.68%) Logistics
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) UML
3 5 (13.16%) V-Model
3 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) MVVM
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 32 (84.21%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
1 5 (13.16%) TickIT
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) Oracle
3 24 (63.16%) Siemens
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