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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.73% 2.96% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.45% 23.08% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £370 £325 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £352 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
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
127 65 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.30% 12.85% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 11
Median daily rate £390 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Worthing -13 5 £400 +28.00% 1
Crawley -2 3 £385 -0.64%
East Grinstead - 2 £328 -
Gatwick -6 1 £415 +24.34% 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 16 (59.26%) CSS
5 16 (59.26%) HTML
5 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) Web Services
10 8 (29.63%) Ajax
11 7 (25.93%) CRM
11 7 (25.93%) HTML5
11 7 (25.93%) EPiServer
12 6 (22.22%) CSS3
12 6 (22.22%) Case Management
12 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (22.22%) Workflow
12 6 (22.22%) Service Management
12 6 (22.22%) MCP
12 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (22.22%) WCF
12 6 (22.22%) Law

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.41%) GIMP
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (22.22%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) CRM Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Designer
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Web Designer
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 16 (59.26%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Ajax
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 6 (22.22%) CSS3
10 6 (22.22%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) Sass
11 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 4 (14.81%) Backbone.js
12 4 (14.81%) Durandal
12 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Case Management
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
5 4 (14.81%) SEO
6 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (7.41%) B2C
7 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (7.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) SOLID
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCP
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter