Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 February 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 98 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 -30 +20
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 37 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 1.44% 2.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.29% 9.72% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 38
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +5.18% +0.40%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £275
90th Percentile £456 £400 £423
England median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.00
10th Percentile £40.00 - £36.55
90th Percentile £51.55 - £41.88
England median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +19.40%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 588 463 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.77% 14.84% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 286 227
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £261 £262
90th Percentile £500 £480 £478
England median daily rate £475 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £40.88 - £17.50
90th Percentile £52.36 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Leicestershire -4 15 £275 -18.52% 10
Northamptonshire +10 6 £350 +23.89% 6
Nottinghamshire -10 6 £350 +4.87% 6
Derbyshire -1 5 £300 -3.23% 7
Lincolnshire - 2 £275 - 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 26 (70.27%) C#
3 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (29.73%) Oracle
9 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
10 9 (24.32%) Logistics
11 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.92%) MVC
12 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
13 6 (16.22%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
14 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.51%) LINQ
14 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
14 5 (13.51%) Lambda Expressions
14 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 5 (13.51%) High Availability
15 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
15 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
15 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (10.81%) XMLA
15 4 (10.81%) WinSCP
15 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.41%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Aareon QL
1 1 (2.70%) LabWindows
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.81%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.41%) Modbus
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) RS-232
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.70%) Power BI
7 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) ETL Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.51%) Lambda Expressions
4 5 (13.51%) LINQ
5 4 (10.81%) Aurelia
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
5 4 (10.81%) MDX
5 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) D3.js
7 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Logistics
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.41%) B2B
7 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) QMS
7 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) XMLA
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.41%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Tableau
4 2 (5.41%) Siemens
5 1 (2.70%) Aareon
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com