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 3 months to 28 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.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.69% 2.55% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 12.73% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £363 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £327 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £415 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 55 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.22% 20.00% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 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
Leicester -12 1 £277 -19.85% 2
Visual Studio
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) UML
7 5 (33.33%) High Availability
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Logistics
9 3 (20.00%) NUnit
9 3 (20.00%) Perforce
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) MVC

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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) V-Model
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Perforce
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