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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.84% 1.01% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 10.00% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
37 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.48% 10.05% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 23
Median daily rate £450 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 2 £425 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft