The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Norfolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.41% 1.48% 5.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 27.27% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.04% 5.42% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £324 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Norfolk region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Norfolk region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Great Yarmouth - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Visual Studio 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.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
7 6 (35.29%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) XHTML
9 4 (23.53%) UML
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) MVC
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) WPF
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Web Development
9 4 (23.53%) Ajax
10 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
10 3 (17.65%) Subversion
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) QA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Visual Studio 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) WatiN
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) XHTML
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) WPF
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) OOD
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Delphi
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle