Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 809 829
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20 -32
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 10 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
England median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% -15.00%
10th Percentile £310 £302 £413
90th Percentile £638 £575 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £388 £225
% change year-on-year +16.13% +72.22% -55.00%
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 17,184 14,965 14,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 16.62% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,140 10,015 9,698
England median daily rate £475 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +5.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £458 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +7.65% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 221 337
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.30 £24.00 £22.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -59 7 £475 +26.67%
North of England +37 3 £419 +4.69%
Yorkshire - 3 £419 -
Visual Studio Tools for Office
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Nagios
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Swagger
5 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project

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 2 (20.00%) Mongoose
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Moq
5 1 (10.00%) MSTest
5 1 (10.00%) NSubstitute
5 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Swagger
3 2 (20.00%) wxWidgets
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) MDX
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Telerik