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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 393 414 372
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 26 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.020% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.16% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £344
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
3527 3135 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 12.55% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2709 2310 1937
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £43.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.10 £29.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £73.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 9 £515 - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (40.00%) jQuery
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) WCF
8 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
8 9 (30.00%) Banking
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 9 (30.00%) VBA
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) WPF
9 8 (26.67%) Silverlight
10 7 (23.33%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) Front Office
11 6 (20.00%) CRM
11 6 (20.00%) CSS
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
1 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Front Office
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) CRM Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.67%) VBA Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) jQuery
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (33.33%) WCF
6 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) WPF
7 8 (26.67%) Silverlight
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
9 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
11 3 (10.00%) Web Services
11 3 (10.00%) REST
12 2 (6.67%) Task Parallel Library
12 2 (6.67%) Ajax
12 2 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) Equities
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.67%) RAD
8 2 (6.67%) OOD
8 2 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Investing
8 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.67%) MVVM
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Change Control
9 1 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (30.00%) VBA
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.67%) VB
6 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) XPath
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Infragistics
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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