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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 51 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.09% 0.58% 6.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.00% 8.33% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
50 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.09% 6.94% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 16
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +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 23 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Modernizr
6 2 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
6 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 2 (18.18%) Zepto.js
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (18.18%) Yeoman
2 2 (18.18%) Bower
2 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Modernizr
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) DOM
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
5 2 (18.18%) Zepto.js
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore