The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.83% 0.23% 4.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.35% 6.25% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Average daily rate
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£250 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
Development Applications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.45% 3.67% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 34
Average daily rate £344 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottinghamshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottinghamshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +15 5 £250 - 4
Worksop - - - - 1
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (22.22%) CSS3
8 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
8 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 1 (11.11%) Sass
8 1 (11.11%) Zepto.js
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
2 1 (11.11%) Bower
2 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) Zepto.js
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) DOM
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore