Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 104 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 50 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.82% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.82% 8.35% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 35
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £265 £270 £198
90th Percentile £441 £423 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +0.60% +10.53% -3.18%

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 509 503 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.57% 16.27% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 323 323
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +88.89%
10th Percentile £27.63 £40.50 £39.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.72 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +19 24 £350 - 16
Derbyshire +15 8 £406 - 8
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £303 -6.92% 15
Lincolnshire +11 4 £425 +54.55% 6
Northamptonshire -14 4 £420 +31.25% 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 40 (80.00%) SQL
2 35 (70.00%) C#
2 35 (70.00%) .NET
3 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) .NET Framework
5 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (28.00%) Oracle
8 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (22.00%) CSS
9 11 (22.00%) HTML
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
11 8 (16.00%) High Availability
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.00%) HTML5
12 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.00%) LINQ
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
12 7 (14.00%) ETL

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 2 (4.00%) SAS
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (4.00%) Modbus
5 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.00%) Blockchain
6 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.00%) Power BI
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.00%) Biml
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Protractor
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) WebStorm
5 1 (2.00%) GDB
5 1 (2.00%) Grunt
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (26.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Backend Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (18.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Lead Software Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.00%) CSS
4 11 (22.00%) HTML
5 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (14.00%) HTML5
7 7 (14.00%) LINQ
8 6 (12.00%) jQuery
8 6 (12.00%) XML
9 5 (10.00%) CSS3
10 4 (8.00%) REST
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Core
11 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.00%) Node.js
11 3 (6.00%) RESTful
11 3 (6.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) VMS
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.00%) High Availability
4 7 (14.00%) ETL
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Logistics
5 6 (12.00%) UML
5 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.00%) ITSM
6 5 (10.00%) Operations Management
6 5 (10.00%) Runbook
6 5 (10.00%) V-Model
7 4 (8.00%) Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Kanban
8 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) SQL
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) McAfee
6 2 (4.00%) Siemens
6 2 (4.00%) Tableau
7 1 (2.00%) RedGate