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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 57 21
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.51% 0.55% 5.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.77% 8.82% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £243 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
47 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.84% 6.19% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 22
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 +19 5 £275 +13.40% 4
Worksop - - - -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (22.22%) Grunt
5 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (22.22%) Yeoman
5 2 (22.22%) Bower
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (22.22%) Yeoman
2 2 (22.22%) Bower
3 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) DOM
4 2 (22.22%) Modernizr
4 2 (22.22%) Sass
4 2 (22.22%) Zepto.js
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore