Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 23 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 20 12
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.26% 7.72% 10.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.14% 40.35% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 14
Leicester median daily rate £350 £338 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +10.20% -51.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £279
90th Percentile £375 £388 £388
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £336 £313
% change year-on-year +4.09% +7.60% -23.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 Leicester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 58 57 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 17.63% 19.13% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 31
Leicester median daily rate £350 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £500 £438 £423
Leicestershire median daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year - -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +77.78% -40.00%
10th Percentile £39.38 £40.00 £16.35
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +77.78% -40.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Leicester

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Leicester

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) Logistics
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) LINQ
5 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (42.86%) Lambda Expressions
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (21.43%) UML
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Modbus

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (14.29%) Documentum
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
6 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) Lambda Expressions
3 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Logistics
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Siemens