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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.45% 14.37% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 58.54% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 2
Average daily rate £460 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
9 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.34% 24.55% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 35 3
Average daily rate £550 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Nintex
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MorphX
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) X++
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards