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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 41 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% 1.62% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.53% 14.81% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £213 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Nottingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 79 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 22.44% 10.95% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 25
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) WPF
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
8 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (9.09%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Access Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore