The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 643 619 595
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.071% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Median daily rate £550 £312 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.56% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £286 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £317 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8204 7045 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5635 4569 4443
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 136 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.52 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
England -5 8 £550 +76.56% 1
London -7 8 £550 +76.56%
City of London +34 1 £525 -

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 16 (94.12%) VBA
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) WinForms
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) WPF
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (47.06%) OOXML
7 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
7 8 (47.06%) MVVM
8 7 (41.18%) XML
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (35.29%) Windows
9 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (29.41%) HTTP
10 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
11 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (23.53%) MiFID
11 4 (23.53%) Banking
12 3 (17.65%) Subversion
12 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
12 3 (17.65%) Oracle
12 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) WinForms
3 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 8 (47.06%) OOXML
5 7 (41.18%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) MVVM
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) VBA
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) MiFID
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) DevExpress
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
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