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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Somerset / Bath
Rank 16 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 4.21% 1.92% 7.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 9.52% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Development Applications Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 18.95% 20.19% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 9
Median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bath 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 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 19 January 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 Bath region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft