The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Norwich region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich - 2.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.70% 8.21% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £300 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £324 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Norfolk

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 16 April 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 4 (44.44%) Ajax
6 4 (44.44%) XHTML
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
7 3 (33.33%) Subversion
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) MCP
7 3 (33.33%) OOP
7 3 (33.33%) OOD
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (33.33%) QA
7 3 (33.33%) Selenium

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) WatiN
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 4 (44.44%) Ajax
6 4 (44.44%) XHTML
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft