The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 - 13 24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 13.16% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category - 35.71% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £240 -
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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
4 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.52% 36.84% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 22
Average daily rate £328 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress