The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 106 102 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 0.75% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.21% 6.91% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 27
Median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Visual Studio
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
239 275 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.68% 10.87% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 150 136
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Berkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Berkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 9 £375 +7.14% 2
Bracknell -6 1 - - 3
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 28 (59.57%) .NET
4 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 21 (44.68%) MVC
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
7 18 (38.30%) HTML
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
8 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
9 15 (31.91%) Windows
10 14 (29.79%) IIS
10 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (27.66%) CSS
12 12 (25.53%) VB
12 12 (25.53%) Java
13 11 (23.40%) PHP
13 11 (23.40%) HTTP
13 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
14 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
16 8 (17.02%) LINQ
16 8 (17.02%) ITIL
16 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET
16 8 (17.02%) RDBMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (29.79%) IIS
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.77%) WordPress
4 5 (10.64%) Drupal
4 5 (10.64%) Joomla!
4 5 (10.64%) Node.js
5 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) CMS
7 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) HTTP
2 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.51%) MS Access
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) Fiddler
3 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) JMeter
4 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) German Language
2 4 (8.51%) Local Government
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Applications Developer
3 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
5 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET
7 8 (17.02%) LINQ
8 7 (14.89%) REST
8 7 (14.89%) WCF
8 7 (14.89%) WinForms
9 6 (12.77%) DCOM
10 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 5 (10.64%) FastCGI
10 5 (10.64%) jQuery
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 5 (10.64%) WPF
11 4 (8.51%) HTML5
11 4 (8.51%) SOAP
11 4 (8.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) MVC
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) OOP
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.38%) Presales
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) SDLC
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Information Management
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) VB
6 11 (23.40%) PHP
7 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.77%) VB6
9 5 (10.64%) Python
9 5 (10.64%) Ruby
10 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
11 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (4.26%) Perl
12 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.13%) C
12 1 (2.13%) C++
12 1 (2.13%) VBA
12 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 3 (6.38%) MCTS
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Infragistics
3 2 (4.26%) Apple
3 2 (4.26%) Serena
3 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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