The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 1.69% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.88% 16.13% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.74% 10.51% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 8
Average daily rate £413 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Ant
7 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Tridion
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) DOM
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) CMS
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Maven
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
7 2 (20.00%) Ajax
7 2 (20.00%) JSON

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (20.00%) Yeoman
2 2 (20.00%) Bower
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) DOM
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) Zepto.js
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle