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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 38 38
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 5.30% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category - 16.28% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
12 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.91% 32.58% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 63 39
Average daily rate £500 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Kindle

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft