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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 370 387 352
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 28 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.028% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
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
3183 2874 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.07% 13.33% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2076 1895
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 20
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 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
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 January 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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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 +20 9 £388 +10.71% 1
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (97.50%) C#
2 31 (77.50%) .NET
3 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (47.50%) VBA
6 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) SQL
8 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (40.00%) TDD
9 15 (37.50%) XML
10 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
10 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
11 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
12 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (30.00%) Finance
13 11 (27.50%) MVC
13 11 (27.50%) XSLT
13 11 (27.50%) jQuery
14 10 (25.00%) WCF
14 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (25.00%) Degree
14 10 (25.00%) Banking
14 10 (25.00%) HTML
14 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (22.50%) WPF
16 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
16 8 (20.00%) Scrum
16 8 (20.00%) Front Office
16 8 (20.00%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) OLAP
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Front Office
4 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) CRM Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.50%) VBA Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.00%) Programmer
9 2 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (37.50%) XML
4 11 (27.50%) XSLT
4 11 (27.50%) jQuery
5 10 (25.00%) WCF
5 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (22.50%) WPF
7 8 (20.00%) RESTful
8 6 (15.00%) Silverlight
8 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (12.50%) HTML5
9 5 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) LINQ
10 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 4 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Equities
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (5.00%) Derivative
5 2 (5.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) MVC
4 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.50%) Line Management
8 3 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Document Management
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) VBA
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.00%) Java
7 5 (12.50%) VB
8 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) XPath
9 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Telerik
2 2 (5.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (5.00%) Open Text
2 2 (5.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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