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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 416 429 398
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +61.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
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
3613 3360 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.37% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2401 1916
Average daily rate £415 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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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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 +25 1 £500 -13.04%
Visual Studio Tools for Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (50.00%) Front Office
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (45.00%) Silverlight
8 8 (40.00%) jQuery
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (40.00%) WCF
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) WPF
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
11 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (25.00%) CSS
11 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (25.00%) StructureMap
11 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 5 (25.00%) MSTest
1 5 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) NuGet
General
1 10 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (45.00%) Silverlight
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
6 7 (35.00%) WPF
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (25.00%) StructureMap
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) NEsper
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (10.00%) MDX
9 2 (10.00%) XML
10 1 (5.00%) HTML
10 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) MVVM
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
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