Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 +30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 1.69% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.13% 10.96% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +22.95%
10th Percentile £360 £304 £356
90th Percentile £488 £400 £426
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £43.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.73% - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.26% +6.88%

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 241 219 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.99% 15.44% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 134 86
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.83%
10th Percentile £281 £278 £263
90th Percentile £560 £492 £441
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.04% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 10
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.00 £44.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +10.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32.50 £36.88 £32.50
90th Percentile £44.78 £100.00 £45.93
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +7.41% +1.25%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 0 17 £463 +42.31% 16
Peterborough +12 3 £388 +78.16% 3
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 14 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (45.45%) MVVM
4 10 (45.45%) WPF
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) UML
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) GitHub
9 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) WinForms
10 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 2 (9.09%) PLM
10 2 (9.09%) Windchill
10 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (9.09%) CRM
10 2 (9.09%) PhD

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 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Windchill
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SSDT
3 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (45.45%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) WinForms
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (45.45%) MVVM
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) CAD
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) PLM
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) RedGate