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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.80% 2.63% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 22.45% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£298 £269 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £174 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
26 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.93% 11.72% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 25
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £403 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Crawley - 2 £388 - 1
Worthing -7 1 £298 -11.85%
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (44.44%) Business Development
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) Blog
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects