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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.58% 2.55% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 21.21% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
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
53 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.41% 12.04% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 3
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 January 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 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
2 1 (11.11%) Bower
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore