Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 55 95
Rank change year-on-year -18 +40 -48
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.69% 2.39% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 15.34% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +22.95% -2.40%
10th Percentile £305 £233 £300
90th Percentile £475 £425 £315
East of England median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.25 - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% +2.81% -5.88%

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 225 176 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.80% 15.60% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 165
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% +7.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £260
90th Percentile £488 £450 £508
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37.00 £32.50 £37.35
90th Percentile £100.00 £45.93 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -5 18 £325 -13.33% 8
Peterborough -10 3 £218 - 3
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) WPF
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (37.50%) C++
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) OOP
7 8 (33.33%) WinForms
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) MVVM
9 4 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (16.67%) SQLite
9 4 (16.67%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) NUnit
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Power BI
10 3 (12.50%) Data Lake

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 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
1 3 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQLite
3 3 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) Power BI
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) HDInsight
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) MorphX
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PC Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) WPF
3 8 (33.33%) WinForms
4 4 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Loki
7 1 (4.17%) SignalR
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WF
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) MVVM
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Pattern Matching
6 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Statistics
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) AWK
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) R
6 2 (8.33%) U-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) X++
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) Nintex