The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 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 Suffolk 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.26% - 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.90% - 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.66% 7.69% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 6
Average daily rate £350 £351 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
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% -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Suffolk region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 12 £346 -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (37.50%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 4 (16.67%) WPF
9 3 (12.50%) JSON
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) InfoPath
9 3 (12.50%) Document Management
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) Windows
10 2 (8.33%) CRM
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (8.33%) Intranet
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) HTTP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) WCF
3 4 (16.67%) WPF
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.17%) Kendo UI
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) LINQ
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) DHTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
1 14 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Document Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
5 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Telerik
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago