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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 10.39% 18.60% -
As % of the Development Applications category 32.00% 42.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 32.47% 44.19% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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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 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
5 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (69.23%) jQuery
5 9 (69.23%) Ext JS
5 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
6 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (46.15%) Sass
7 6 (46.15%) LESS
7 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (46.15%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) Degree
8 5 (38.46%) Web Development
8 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
9 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
9 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (30.77%) Trello
9 4 (30.77%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (30.77%) iPad
9 4 (30.77%) Android
9 4 (30.77%) iPhone

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 9 (69.23%) Ext JS
5 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) Sass
6 6 (46.15%) LESS
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) LINQ
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) XSLT
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax
9 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
9 2 (15.38%) XSD
10 1 (7.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (30.77%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft