Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 6 months to 16 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 Tools for Office (VSTO)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 837 843
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.066% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
England median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.36%
10th Percentile £384 £305 £331
90th Percentile £600 £563 £585
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £550
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,701 16,757 16,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 18.37% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,607 11,642 10,973
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 279 236
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25.74 £30.65 £25.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Tools for Office in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in England

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the England region over the 6 months to 16 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
London -18 13 £500 +11.11% 3
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (46.15%) Document Management
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Meridio
8 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
9 3 (23.08%) .NET Core
9 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
9 3 (23.08%) API Development
9 3 (23.08%) SOLID
9 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (23.08%) Ansible
9 3 (23.08%) Docker

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
7 1 (7.69%) RAD Developer
7 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Core
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) WF
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 3 (23.08%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Workflow
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Document Management
4 3 (23.08%) API Development
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) DSDM
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCPD
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Meridio
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft