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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 406 389 400
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 2 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.063% 0.82% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 6
Average daily rate - £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £525
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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) FactSet
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) MDX
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CFA
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) FactSet
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters