The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 April 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
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich - 2.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +4.28% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69%  

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 Norwich with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 26 29 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 28.89% 23.77% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Norwich

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Norwich

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

1 8 (100.00%) Delphi
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Embarcadero
1 8 (100.00%) Borland
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) FMCG

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Delphi
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Borland
1 8 (100.00%) Embarcadero
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft