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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.21% 1.36% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.45% 28.57% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
49 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 18.77% 4.76% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 15
Average daily rate £325 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £275 - 3
Wymondham - - - -
King's Lynn - - - -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) Web Services
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
5 14 (73.68%) jQuery
5 14 (73.68%) TDD
6 13 (68.42%) BDD
6 13 (68.42%) HTML
7 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (57.89%) MVC
9 10 (52.63%) CSS
9 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (47.37%) OO
11 7 (36.84%) XHTML
11 7 (36.84%) HTML5
11 7 (36.84%) CSS3
11 7 (36.84%) Ajax
11 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
12 6 (31.58%) QA
12 6 (31.58%) Selenium
12 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
12 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
12 6 (31.58%) OOP
13 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
14 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
14 4 (21.05%) User Stories

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
1 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.26%) WatiN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) Web Services
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
4 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
5 14 (73.68%) jQuery
6 13 (68.42%) HTML
7 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (52.63%) CSS
8 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (36.84%) CSS3
9 7 (36.84%) XHTML
9 7 (36.84%) Ajax
9 7 (36.84%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (10.53%) WCF
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
8 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) OOD
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 1 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
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