Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 97 76
Rank change year-on-year -18 -21 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 38 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.18% 1.61% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.83% 10.97% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 31
East Midlands median daily rate £335 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +3.46% +6.56%
10th Percentile £269 £224 £275
90th Percentile £438 £450 £413
England median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £37.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £40.00 £47.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

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 556 483 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.28% 14.64% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 313 193
East Midlands median daily rate £378 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +11.11% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -21 14 £350 +4.48% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 11 £325 -1.52% 2
Northamptonshire +9 4 £320 +13.27% 2
Derbyshire -8 2 - - 5
Lincolnshire - 2 £275 -
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (84.21%) C#
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
3 20 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (39.47%) MVC
7 13 (34.21%) Oracle
8 12 (31.58%) CSS
8 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
9 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) HTML5
10 10 (26.32%) CSS3
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (26.32%) Aurelia
11 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.68%) Umbraco
11 9 (23.68%) Logistics
12 8 (21.05%) ReSharper
12 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
13 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (18.42%) IIS
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (15.79%) Intranet

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 9 (23.68%) Umbraco
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Documentum
4 2 (5.26%) Jupyter
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Intranet
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) ATM
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) Modbus
4 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Power BI
4 3 (7.89%) GIS
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) ReSharper
3 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
1 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (34.21%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 20 (52.63%) .NET Framework
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
4 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 11 (28.95%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (26.32%) Aurelia
6 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.16%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (13.16%) LINQ
10 5 (13.16%) REST
10 5 (13.16%) SOAP
11 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Logistics
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) BPR
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) SFIA
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
5 3 (7.89%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) VB6
6 2 (5.26%) R
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCSD
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Nintex