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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.43% - 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% - 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%

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
26 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.38% 11.34% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 14
Median daily rate £314 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Infoflex

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Infoflex