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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 30 30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 2.99% 3.23%
As % of the Development Applications category - 17.07% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate - £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
30 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.40% 17.52% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
Average daily rate £300 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript