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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.00% 4.74% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 45.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.27 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.03%
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
34 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.67% 10.53% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 5
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £139 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £368 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (88.46%) .NET Framework
4 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
5 20 (76.92%) SQL
5 20 (76.92%) High Availability
6 19 (73.08%) Windows
7 18 (69.23%) Oracle
8 17 (65.38%) Siemens
8 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
8 17 (65.38%) Modbus
8 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
8 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
9 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 6 (23.08%) Logistics
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (15.38%) Life Science
12 4 (15.38%) TDD
12 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (11.54%) WPF
13 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
13 3 (11.54%) Web Services
13 3 (11.54%) MVC
14 2 (7.69%) SOAP
14 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
14 2 (7.69%) French Language
14 2 (7.69%) German Language
14 2 (7.69%) Italian Language

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Modbus
1 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) German Language
2 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) C# Developer
3 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
4 16 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Life Science
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) High Availability
2 6 (23.08%) Logistics
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
3 17 (65.38%) Siemens