Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 21 September 2018 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
South East > Sussex
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - +5 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 4.55% - 9.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Sussex median daily rate £500 - £238
10th Percentile £475 - £231
90th Percentile £525 - £244
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +2.40%

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 Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 31.82% 18.87% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Sussex median daily rate £500 £463 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +94.74% -36.67%
10th Percentile £430 £444 £231
90th Percentile £565 £481 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps