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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.00% 1.80% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.69% 19.35% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Average daily rate
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£334 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.73% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
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
49 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.64% 9.31% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 21
Average daily rate £375 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Gatwick - 3 £343 -
Crawley -5 2 £400 +18.51% 2
Worthing - 1 £313 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
5 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (58.62%) HTML
7 17 (58.62%) CSS
8 15 (51.72%) SQL
8 15 (51.72%) WCF
9 13 (44.83%) Windows
9 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
10 12 (41.38%) XML
11 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
11 11 (37.93%) Entity Framework
12 10 (34.48%) Web Services
13 9 (31.03%) MVC
13 9 (31.03%) XSL
13 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
13 9 (31.03%) jQuery
14 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (27.59%) Oracle
15 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
15 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
15 6 (20.69%) Scrum
15 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (20.69%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) MSBuild
3 3 (10.34%) StyleCop
3 3 (10.34%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Programmer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (58.62%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) WCF
5 12 (41.38%) XML
6 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
6 11 (37.93%) Entity Framework
7 10 (34.48%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) XSL
8 9 (31.03%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) MDX
9 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.34%) LINQ
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (10.34%) REST
12 2 (6.90%) Ajax
13 1 (3.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Blog
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Business Development
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) X++
6 4 (13.79%) VB
6 4 (13.79%) VB6
7 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.90%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Java
9 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Tableau
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