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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 635 632 606
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.053% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £550 £312 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.56% -30.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £282 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £312 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
8339 7501 6779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.39% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5751 4959 4310
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 £313 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

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 29 June 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
London +7 8 £550 +76.56%
England -2 8 £550 +76.56% 1
City of London +47 1 £525 -

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (88.24%) VBA
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) WinForms
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) WPF
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) OOXML
5 9 (52.94%) MVVM
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) XML
7 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (35.29%) Windows
8 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (29.41%) HTTP
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (23.53%) MiFID
10 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Banking
11 3 (17.65%) Subversion
11 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse

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
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) HDInsight
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) 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%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) WinForms
3 11 (64.71%) WPF
4 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) OOXML
6 8 (47.06%) XML
7 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (5.88%) D3.js
9 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (5.88%) Leaflet
9 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) VBA
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) MiFID
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau