The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 2.10% 5.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 47.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.77%
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
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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 Norwich region.

Development Applications Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 17.48% 12.34% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Average daily rate £400 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £290 £225
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 Norwich

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (71.43%) MVC
5 10 (71.43%) jQuery
6 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 9 (64.29%) HTML
7 8 (57.14%) CSS
7 8 (57.14%) BDD
8 6 (42.86%) CSS3
8 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (42.86%) Ajax
8 6 (42.86%) HTML5
8 6 (42.86%) OO
8 6 (42.86%) XHTML
9 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (28.57%) Finance
10 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
10 4 (28.57%) Subversion
10 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (28.57%) OOD
10 4 (28.57%) MCP
10 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (71.43%) jQuery
6 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (64.29%) HTML
7 8 (57.14%) CSS
8 6 (42.86%) CSS3
8 6 (42.86%) Ajax
8 6 (42.86%) HTML5
8 6 (42.86%) XHTML
9 2 (14.29%) WCF
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) OOD
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 1 (7.14%) User Stories
10 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft