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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.64% 0.70% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.25% 8.11% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £323 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +4.66%
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
97 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.92% 8.67% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 20 15
Median daily rate £415 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) V-Model
6 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (14.29%) Tableau
7 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Report Writer
3 2 (14.29%) SSRS Report Writer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) V-Model
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OWASP
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) OpenAM
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) SAP