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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 395 403 378
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.051% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £315 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £330 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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
3089 3124 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.74% 13.39% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 2315 1996
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) VBA
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (43.75%) XML
7 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
8 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 12 (37.50%) XSLT
8 12 (37.50%) TDD
9 11 (34.38%) Finance
10 10 (31.25%) Scrum
10 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
10 10 (31.25%) RESTful
11 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (28.13%) Banking
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (25.00%) HTML
12 8 (25.00%) MS Office
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
13 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
14 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
14 6 (18.75%) CSS
14 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
14 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
15 5 (15.63%) WCF
15 5 (15.63%) jQuery

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Visual Studio Tools for Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Tools for Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Front Office
5 3 (9.38%) Law
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.25%) Retail
7 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) VBA Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Java Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) RAD Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) XSLT
4 10 (31.25%) RESTful
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) jQuery
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) WinForms
9 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 2 (6.25%) MDX
10 2 (6.25%) CSS3
10 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Equities
3 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.25%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Document Management
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Practice Management
6 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.25%) MVVM
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) RAD
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) VBA
3 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) VB
7 4 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Interwoven
2 3 (9.38%) OpenText
3 2 (6.25%) Telerik