The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.41% - 5.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% - 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£288 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Development Applications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 14 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.29% 6.70% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 63
Average daily rate £365 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Qt
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Qt
1 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft