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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 420 415 417
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 13 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate £550 £316 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.18% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £385 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £320
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
3775 3136 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.41% 14.00% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2771 2198 2295
Average daily rate £463 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 10
Average hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £525 - 1
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) VBA
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) WinForms
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) WPF
6 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (53.33%) OOXML
6 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (53.33%) MVVM
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) XML
7 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (40.00%) Windows
8 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (33.33%) HTTP
9 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (26.67%) Banking
10 4 (26.67%) MiFID
11 3 (20.00%) Subversion
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle
11 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) WinForms
3 10 (66.67%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (53.33%) OOXML
5 7 (46.67%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) MVVM
3 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) VBA
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) MiFID
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
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