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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 19 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.60% 3.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.93% 32.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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
56 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.61% 10.69% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 31
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Horsham - 5 £325 - 1
East Grinstead +1 2 £475 -
Crawley -4 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Worthing - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Arundel - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - - 4
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) WCF
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) XSL
9 6 (30.00%) MVC
9 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
10 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) SOAP
11 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (20.00%) VB
11 4 (20.00%) MS Office
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (20.00%) VB6

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) StyleCop
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) WCF
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) XSL
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (25.00%) SOAP
10 4 (20.00%) MDX
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (15.00%) LINQ
11 3 (15.00%) REST
12 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 1 (5.00%) MFC
12 1 (5.00%) STL
12 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.00%) Blog
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) VB6
4 4 (20.00%) X++
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Tableau
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago