The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leicester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.45% 2.80% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.15% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 16.15% 5.61% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
Leicestershire

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 25 July 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (25.00%) XHTML
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) UML
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) JSP
8 4 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (25.00%) SEO
8 4 (25.00%) CMS
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Telerik
9 3 (18.75%) XAML
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Blend

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) VLDB
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (25.00%) JSP
5 4 (25.00%) XHTML
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) SEO
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) UML
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) MVVM
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) XAML
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Telerik
4 2 (12.50%) Siemens
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