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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 7.25% 5.41% 12.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.46% 57.14% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£305 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £395 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
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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
13 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 18.84% 9.46% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate £305 £300 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -22.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014, 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%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Serena
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore