The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.35% 3.39% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 40.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.18% 8.47% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 17
Median daily rate £313 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £340 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 3 £325 +8.33%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
5 12 (50.00%) High Availability
6 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
9 7 (29.17%) Modbus
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) Siemens
9 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
11 5 (20.83%) Web Services
12 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (16.67%) CSS
12 4 (16.67%) Scrum
12 4 (16.67%) Logistics
12 4 (16.67%) WPF
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
13 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) jQuery
13 3 (12.50%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Modbus
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) French Language
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
2 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
4 11 (45.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Build Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Build Manager
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Framework
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) WPF
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Logistics
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) MVVM
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) Records Management
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Siemens
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