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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 1.27% 6.67% 10.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 50.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £275 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
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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
14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 17.72% 13.33% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL