The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
England / London
Rank 398 396 378
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 6 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.010% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.063% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 21
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3454 3156 3169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.83% 15.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2349 2452
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the London region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the London region.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Hourly Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) RAD
4 7 (53.85%) VBA
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (38.46%) OLAP
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
7 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
7 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) WiX
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) MS Access
4 2 (15.38%) Power BI
4 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) WiX
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) RAD Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) MDX
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) RAD
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
5 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft