Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 6 months to 20 April 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 Tools for Office (VSTO)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 827 879
Rank change year-on-year -48 +52 -42
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 9 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.046% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £366 £348 £225
90th Percentile £638 £465 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £225
% change year-on-year +4.69% +77.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Tools for Office is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,499 15,503 15,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.27% 16.72% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,518 10,432 10,521
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 309 369
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +16.30%
10th Percentile £28.80 £22.15 £23.98
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Visual Studio Tools for Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio Tools for Office in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 8 £425 +13.33% 2
London -55 5 £475 +26.67% 1
North of England -13 3 £419 +4.69%
UK excluding London -26 3 £419 +4.69% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £419 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) wxWidgets
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
3 2 (22.22%) Linux

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (22.22%) Mongoose
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (22.22%) Swagger
3 2 (22.22%) wxWidgets
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP