The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Peterborough region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.17% 1.89% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.15% 20.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Development Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.21% 9.43% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £478 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
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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 July 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) NUnit
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) MSTest
7 4 (30.77%) JUnit
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) XHTML
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) OOD
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) MSTest
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (61.54%) C# Developer
3 8 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle