The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bath region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 16 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.77% 1.72% 11.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 16.67% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 11.32% 10.34% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £413 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £243 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £305 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Ext JS
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) Sass
6 4 (40.00%) LESS
7 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Web Development
7 3 (30.00%) SOA
7 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Ext JS
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 4 (40.00%) Sass
5 4 (40.00%) LESS
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) XSD
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ESRI