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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.42% 1.46% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% 13.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
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 £35.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
47 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.39% 10.95% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 6 March 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) OOD
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (20.00%) Grunt
7 2 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (20.00%) Yeoman
7 2 (20.00%) Bower
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (20.00%) Grunt
3 2 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (20.00%) Yeoman
3 2 (20.00%) Bower
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Modernizr
5 2 (20.00%) DOM
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) Zepto.js
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) OOD
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle