Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 62 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 1.89% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.49% 11.63% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +11.11% +8.62%
10th Percentile £275 £163 £245
90th Percentile £320 £600 £400
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -1.32% -8.43%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 156 172 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.99% 16.23% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 126
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £195 £264
90th Percentile £519 £515 £516
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 14
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.12% +24.23%
10th Percentile £20.65 £32.50 £29.33
90th Percentile £46.50 £46.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £45.11
% change year-on-year -2.44% -9.11% +22.75%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 5 £275 -26.67% 10
Huntingdon +17 1 - -
Peterborough -11 1 £300 +71.43% 4
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 3 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) PhD
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) XAML
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HDInsight
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVVM
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik