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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East Midlands
Rank 84 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 1.17% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 11.24% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Median daily rate £277 £301 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -16.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £201 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.42% +19.57%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 230 169 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.61% 10.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 115 115
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £325 +52.94% 4
Northamptonshire -4 2 - - 1
Leicestershire -7 2 £363 -3.13% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £270 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 31 (79.49%) C#
2 25 (64.10%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (25.64%) WPF
10 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.08%) jQuery
12 8 (20.51%) HTML5
12 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.51%) MVC
12 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL
13 7 (17.95%) Oracle
13 7 (17.95%) WCF
13 7 (17.95%) CSS3
13 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (15.38%) High Availability
14 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
14 6 (15.38%) Change Management
14 6 (15.38%) UML
15 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.82%) C++
15 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Boomi
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) Power BI
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) WebStorm
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Analyst
8 5 (12.82%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
9 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) WPF
7 9 (23.08%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) WCF
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.69%) JSON
13 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (5.13%) Ajax
14 2 (5.13%) Node.js
14 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) EPoS
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.51%) MVC
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) Change Management
4 6 (15.38%) High Availability
4 6 (15.38%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Logistics
5 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) V-Model
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) MVVM
7 3 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) C++
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Perforce
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Altera
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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