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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 74 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.86% 2.84% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.46% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Median daily rate £440 £343 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -27.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
148 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.68% 9.95% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 15
Median daily rate £425 £395 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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
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 24 May 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
Gatwick +7 6 £440 +28.46%
Crawley -3 4 £465 +16.25%
Worthing - 3 - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) CRM
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) Case Management
7 6 (30.00%) Service Management
7 6 (30.00%) Workflow
7 6 (30.00%) Law
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) MCP
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (25.00%) EPiServer
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) CSS3
9 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js

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 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (10.00%) GIMP
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (30.00%) CRM Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Designer
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Web Designer
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (20.00%) Durandal
8 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (20.00%) React
8 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) Sass
9 3 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Case Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) SOLID
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.00%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) MCP
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter