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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 406 414 379
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 13 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.020% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.16% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 21
Average daily rate
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£513 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £548
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £344
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.59 -
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
3561 3194 2749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.49% 12.80% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2328 1889
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 13
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +25.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £28.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 5 £550 - 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 30 October 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (57.14%) WPF
6 12 (57.14%) Silverlight
6 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 11 (52.38%) Degree
7 11 (52.38%) jQuery
8 10 (47.62%) WCF
8 10 (47.62%) TDD
8 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (42.86%) SQL
9 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (38.10%) Front Office
10 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
11 7 (33.33%) CRM
11 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (28.57%) CSS
12 6 (28.57%) HTML
12 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (28.57%) HTML5
12 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data
5 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
6 1 (4.76%) RavenDB
6 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (14.29%) MSTest
2 3 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) NuGet
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Front Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) CRM Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (57.14%) WPF
4 12 (57.14%) Silverlight
4 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 11 (52.38%) jQuery
6 10 (47.62%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (14.29%) StructureMap
10 3 (14.29%) NEsper
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) XML
11 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (9.52%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.52%) Statistical Arbitrage
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 3 (14.29%) MVVM
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Content Management
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Infragistics
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