The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.05% 2.21% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 14.81% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £275 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.15% 14.92% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 18
Average daily rate £400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
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 19 September 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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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 -3 1 £358 +39.51% 2
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
4 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (34.78%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (26.09%) Document Management
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) EDMS
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) HND
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) SOAP
11 3 (13.04%) JSON
11 3 (13.04%) WCF
11 3 (13.04%) WPF
12 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
12 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
12 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (8.70%) CRM
12 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) EDMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
2 4 (17.39%) ICT Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) WPF
4 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) DHTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
1 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Document Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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