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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.73% 2.54% 3.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 28.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £338 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -46.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
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
39 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.18% 9.06% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 0 7 £325 -3.70% 1
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (50.00%) UML
7 5 (41.67%) Web Services
7 5 (41.67%) V-Model
7 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
9 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (25.00%) High Availability
9 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (16.67%) HTML5
10 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 2 (16.67%) User Experience
10 2 (16.67%) CSS3
10 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (16.67%) HTML
10 2 (16.67%) Logistics
10 2 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (16.67%) CSS
10 2 (16.67%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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