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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.19% - 6.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.33% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -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
15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.74% 4.15% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
Average daily rate £300 £273 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 28 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) SCADA
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) QNX
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (10.00%) ATL
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) QNX