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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.49% 0.62% 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.90% 9.68% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £243 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +2.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
42 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.54% 6.37% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £238 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Tridion
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
1 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (25.00%) Yeoman
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) Zepto.js
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore