Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 Tools for Office (VSTO)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 876 897
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -43
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.057% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
UK median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -16.26%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £413
90th Percentile £569 £578 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 - -
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 19078 17440 16371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.50% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13287 11750 10892
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 251 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.60 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +47 15 £450 -18.18%
London -5 12 £475 -13.64%
Yorkshire - 3 £419 -
UK excluding London - 3 £419 -
North of England - 3 £419 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Visual Studio Tools for Office.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Nagios
7 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (6.67%) Mongoose
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) MSTest
4 2 (13.33%) NSubstitute
4 2 (13.33%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) Moq
5 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Swagger
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) MDX
6 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik