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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.15% 0.96% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.06% 12.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -26.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
62 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.29% 7.99% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 7
Average daily rate £475 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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
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 3 June 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 3 June 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#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) Maven
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) WCF
8 2 (20.00%) WPF
8 2 (20.00%) Workflow
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) CMS
8 2 (20.00%) Web Design
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) DOM
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) Tridion
8 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (20.00%) Ant
8 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (40.00%) 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%) 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%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) DOM
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Modernizr
6 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 2 (20.00%) Zepto.js
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
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%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change 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%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore