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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.28% 2.46% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 13.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £288 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

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
25 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.94% 18.72% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £413 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft