The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.43% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Development Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.29% 1.69% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £338 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Visual Studio
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (50.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) XHTML
8 2 (20.00%) OOD
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) WCF
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) OOD
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle