The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.95% 7.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.90% 58.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £324
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.28%
Visual Studio
East of 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 Norfolk region.

Development Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.12% 12.44% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 18
Average daily rate £395 £213 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.88% -52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £293 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 November 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
Norwich -2 3 £275 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
4 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (77.78%) jQuery
5 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (72.22%) TDD
6 13 (72.22%) MVC
6 13 (72.22%) HTML
7 12 (66.67%) CSS
7 12 (66.67%) BDD
7 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 9 (50.00%) HTML5
8 9 (50.00%) Ajax
8 9 (50.00%) XHTML
8 9 (50.00%) CSS3
9 8 (44.44%) OO
10 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (27.78%) OOD
12 5 (27.78%) CruiseControl
12 5 (27.78%) Subversion
12 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
12 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
13 4 (22.22%) MCP
13 4 (22.22%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) CruiseControl
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) WatiN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
3 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
3 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
4 14 (77.78%) jQuery
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (72.22%) HTML
6 12 (66.67%) CSS
6 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (50.00%) HTML5
7 9 (50.00%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) XHTML
7 9 (50.00%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
2 13 (72.22%) MVC
3 12 (66.67%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft