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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.72% 0.93% 3.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.73% 11.54% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £348 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
51 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.53% 8.10% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 9
Average daily rate £475 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Modernizr
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) Zepto.js
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Grunt

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (25.00%) Yeoman
2 2 (25.00%) Bower
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Modernizr
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) Zepto.js
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) DOM
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore