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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.53% 6.37% 27.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 34.48% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
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
11 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.40% 18.47% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 11
Average daily rate £343 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £323 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (25.00%) Telerik
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) WPF
6 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) XAML
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) Modbus
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Telerik
4 2 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) QNX
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
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