Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.82% 2.85% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.42% 15.79% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £325 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -16.40% +26.42%
10th Percentile £395 £310 £320
90th Percentile £434 £375 £460
South East median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% +3.93% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 96 95 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 17.49% 18.03% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 71 82
East Sussex median daily rate £414 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £264
90th Percentile £594 £538 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in East Sussex

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 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
Brighton +6 8 £406 +25.00% 3
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Firebase
4 5 (50.00%) Push Notifications
4 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) Google
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Business Development
4 5 (50.00%) Apple
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (10.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Firebase
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSL
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) Business Development
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Push Notifications
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Green Hills
3 1 (10.00%) Nintex
3 1 (10.00%) Syncfusion