The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 4.04% 2.50% 10.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 13.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
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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 Bath region.

Development Applications Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 10.10% 18.75% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 16
Average daily rate £390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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