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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.55% 14.34% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.13% 43.75% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 2
Median daily rate £338 £293 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
46 80 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.73% 32.79% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 16
Median daily rate £345 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 -6 13 £338 +15.38%
Loughborough - 1 - -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 24 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) UML
8 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
9 8 (30.77%) V-Model
9 8 (30.77%) High Availability
9 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
10 7 (26.92%) Logistics
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
12 5 (19.23%) JIRA
12 5 (19.23%) CSS
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle
12 5 (19.23%) HTML
12 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
12 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (15.38%) Project Management
13 4 (15.38%) C++
13 4 (15.38%) NUnit
13 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (3.85%) Documentum
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Modbus
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Senior UAT Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) UAT Lead
8 2 (7.69%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) UML
4 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
5 8 (30.77%) High Availability
5 8 (30.77%) V-Model
6 7 (26.92%) Logistics
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.54%) TickIT
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Perforce
4 2 (7.69%) Siemens