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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.59% 1.44% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.36% 13.79% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £293 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
73 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.00% 10.47% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 13
Average daily rate £293 £206 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.99% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 21 £293 -18.75% 4
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 51 (98.08%) C#
2 49 (94.23%) .NET
3 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
4 38 (73.08%) SQL
5 36 (69.23%) High Availability
6 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
7 33 (63.46%) .NET Framework
8 28 (53.85%) Windows
8 28 (53.85%) Oracle
9 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
10 26 (50.00%) Siemens
10 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
11 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
11 25 (48.08%) Modbus
12 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
13 14 (26.92%) Web Services
14 12 (23.08%) Logistics
14 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
16 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
16 9 (17.31%) V-Model
17 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (15.38%) TickIT
17 8 (15.38%) MVC
17 8 (15.38%) Finance
17 8 (15.38%) Degree
17 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
17 8 (15.38%) UML
17 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
17 8 (15.38%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
2 25 (48.08%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 33 (63.46%) C# Developer
3 29 (55.77%) .NET Developer
4 26 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Lead Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Build Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Configuration Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 33 (63.46%) .NET Framework
3 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.92%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
6 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.62%) jQuery
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (5.77%) JSON
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.85%) WCF
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.92%) CSS3
10 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.92%) HTML5
10 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.92%) REST
10 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Life Science
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) High Availability
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Logistics
3 9 (17.31%) V-Model
3 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
4 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 8 (15.38%) UML
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.69%) MVVM
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) BDD
9 2 (3.85%) OO
9 2 (3.85%) OOD
10 1 (1.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.92%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 38 (73.08%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 8 (15.38%) TickIT
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (53.85%) Oracle
3 26 (50.00%) Siemens
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