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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 17 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.68% 4.55% 13.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 44.44% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 17
Median daily rate £175 £460 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £460 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £460 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.18% 10.23% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 24
Median daily rate £275 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £460 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.85 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.77% +39.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) NHS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Server Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft