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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.88% 5.04% 4.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.18% 20.90% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £344 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -11.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.66%
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
34 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.85% 24.10% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 22
Median daily rate £331 £353 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £485 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +4 14 £344 -1.78% 4
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 19 (90.48%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) UML
6 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) V-Model
8 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) Logistics
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) High Availability
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) HTML
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (9.52%) HTML5
12 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (9.52%) User Experience

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 (4.76%) Documentum
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Modbus
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Manager
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.52%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) UML
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) V-Model
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
5 5 (23.81%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) TickIT
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Siemens
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