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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.08% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.13% 8.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
39 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 21.08% 7.41% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 9
Median daily rate £450 £398 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £404 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -4 2 £450 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft