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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.42% 2.63% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.13% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Median daily rate £393 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £169 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £365 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
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
123 84 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.42% 15.79% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 13
Median daily rate £400 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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
East Grinstead - 4 £378 -
Crawley +2 3 £385 -0.64%
Horsham +1 1 £450 +38.46%
Worthing -9 1 £400 +14.28%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (88.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (52.00%) CSS
6 13 (52.00%) HTML
7 11 (44.00%) MVC
7 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) jQuery
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) CRM
11 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (24.00%) MCP
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (24.00%) Service Management
11 6 (24.00%) Workflow
11 6 (24.00%) Law
11 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (24.00%) WCF
11 6 (24.00%) Case Management
11 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (16.00%) Web Development
13 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework

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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) git-flow
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) CRM Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Customer Services Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) WCF
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Sass
8 4 (16.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) REST
10 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
10 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Case Management
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) SEO
7 2 (8.00%) B2C
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) SOLID
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCP
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) EPiServer