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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.45% 7.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 58.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

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
16 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.59% 12.32% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £363 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) WCF
7 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) C#
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) XHTML
7 8 (36.36%) OOD
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC
10 2 (9.09%) Banking

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
5 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) XHTML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle