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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.23% 4.83% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 28.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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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
35 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 18.82% 17.10% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 12
Average daily rate £350 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £453 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Symfony
2 6 (85.71%) Drupal
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Symfony
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft