The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.39% 0.55% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.85% 8.33% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£324 £388 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +44.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £298 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £478 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
South East

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

Development Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.07% 6.56% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 27
Average daily rate £350 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £549 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Crawley -6 5 £388 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £231 -
Chichester - 1 £188 -
Horsham - 1 £325 -
Worthing - 1 £350 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 26 (83.87%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
5 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 14 (45.16%) HTML
6 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 13 (41.94%) CSS
8 11 (35.48%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) XML
8 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (25.81%) WCF
11 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) MS Office
12 7 (22.58%) UML
12 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
13 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) XSL
14 5 (16.13%) ITIL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) MSBuild
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Architect
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) WCF
7 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (19.35%) XSL
8 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.13%) MDX
9 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) HTML5
11 3 (9.68%) Ajax
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (9.68%) jQuery
12 2 (6.45%) MFC
12 2 (6.45%) SOAP
12 2 (6.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) UML
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) OOD
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) API Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.13%) VB
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 5 (16.13%) X++
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.68%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) VBScript
8 2 (6.45%) VB6
9 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) EMC Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) EMC