The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Tools for Office (VSTO)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £538 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £225 -
% change year-on-year +77.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Tools for Office is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 551 517 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.28% 15.54% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 411 541
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the City of London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the City of London

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the City of London
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago