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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / East Sussex
Rank 33 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.95% - 7.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% - 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £213 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
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 East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 28 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 9.52% 9.62% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 39
Median daily rate £401 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.75
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Uckfield - 1 £213 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

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

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) AppVeyor
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AppVeyor
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin