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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 421 410 423
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.082% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3657 3582 3335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.44% 14.78% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2558 2387
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 16
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.75 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
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 3 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 3 (42.86%) VBA
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) MDX
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Practice Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Interwoven
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText
2 1 (14.29%) FactSet