The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.93% 0.46% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.75% 5.00% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £323 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.64% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £585 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 80 40 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 22.10% 9.11% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 37
Median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Nottingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Sitefinity
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) SMS

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) Sitefinity
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) CMS Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Aurelia
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP