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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.07% 3.68% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.12% 37.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £341
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
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
49 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.50% 9.92% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 22
Median daily rate £313 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 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 -4 3 £350 +16.66%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (97.44%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
3 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
5 25 (64.10%) SQL
5 25 (64.10%) High Availability
6 24 (61.54%) Windows
7 23 (58.97%) Oracle
8 22 (56.41%) TCP/IP
8 22 (56.41%) Siemens
9 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
9 21 (53.85%) Modbus
9 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 8 (20.51%) TDD
11 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (17.95%) Logistics
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.95%) MVC
12 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
13 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
13 5 (12.82%) CSS
13 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.82%) jQuery
14 4 (10.26%) Life Science
14 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (10.26%) Scrum
14 4 (10.26%) WPF
15 3 (7.69%) Front End Development

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) TCP/IP
2 21 (53.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) French Language
2 2 (5.13%) German Language
2 2 (5.13%) Italian Language
2 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 29 (74.36%) C# Developer
3 25 (64.10%) .NET Developer
4 22 (56.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) WPF
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) REST
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) WCF
9 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Life Science
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) High Availability
2 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Logistics
3 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.69%) MVVM
7 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Records Management
8 1 (2.56%) Release Management
8 1 (2.56%) V-Model
8 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 25 (64.10%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Oracle
3 22 (56.41%) Siemens