Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 17 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 34 23
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 +16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.48% 5.04% 7.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.84% 35.53% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 12
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £330 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.53% -22.26%
10th Percentile £325 £250 £276
90th Percentile £375 £388 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £335 £335 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.08% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.00 £37.25
90th Percentile £46.20 £40.00 £47.75
East Midlands 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 Leicestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 109 76 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.33% 14.18% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 45
Leicestershire median daily rate £336 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £276
90th Percentile £476 £425 £424
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Leicestershire 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 £18.45
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £42.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Leicester -11 13 £350 +3.70%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leicestershire 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%) .NET Framework
4 9 (64.29%) Logistics
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 5 (35.71%) LINQ
7 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) UML
9 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
9 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 2 (14.29%) Modbus

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (14.29%) Modbus
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
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 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
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 5 (35.71%) Lambda Expressions
3 5 (35.71%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Logistics
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
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%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
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 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Siemens