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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 1.69% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 20.59% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Average daily rate
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£475 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.13% -2.14%
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
23 34 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.30% 8.19% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £254 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft