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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 398 382 385
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.057% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£312 £323 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £308 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £463 £651
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2994 3096 2707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.51% 13.68% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2300 1990
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.60 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 1 - -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
4 13 (61.90%) VBA
4 13 (61.90%) XML
5 12 (57.14%) XSLT
6 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) Scrum
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
6 10 (47.62%) RESTful
7 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (19.05%) WinForms
11 4 (19.05%) Equities
11 4 (19.05%) CSS
11 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
12 3 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) XSLT
4 10 (47.62%) RESTful
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) WinForms
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
8 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) Derivative
3 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Practice Management
3 3 (14.29%) Document Management
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (9.52%) MVVM
4 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
2 13 (61.90%) VBA
3 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
2 3 (14.29%) OpenText
3 2 (9.52%) Telerik
4 1 (4.76%) FactSet
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects