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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 1.55% 1.05% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Visual Studio
Norfolk

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
40 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 31.01% 7.37% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 10
Median daily rate £450 £398 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £406 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norwich 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 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 26 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 Norwich 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 Norwich 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