The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 3 months to 26 June 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 Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.35% 0.51% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 7.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

Visual Studio 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 Derbyshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 23 13 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 8.10% 6.57% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Derbyshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 1 £400 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HDInsight

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter