The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 10 27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 4.88% 8.54%
As % of the Development Applications category - 100.00% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.32% -2.14%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Development Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.33% 4.88% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 28
Average daily rate £350 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +0.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent