The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.76% 1.15% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.81% 11.11% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £345 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.89% 10.37% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 9
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £351 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 7 £400 +23.07% 1
Worksop - - - -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Tridion
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
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Modernizr
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) DOM
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) Zepto.js
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) HP