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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 105 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.39% 7.59% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £344 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £269 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £394 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
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
230 237 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.98% 9.21% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 98
Median daily rate £400 £401 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +11 6 £375 +33.33% 3
Bracknell -4 5 £404 - 2
Slough +6 1 £425 +17.24%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 30 (75.00%) C#
3 24 (60.00%) SQL
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
5 21 (52.50%) MVC
6 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
7 18 (45.00%) Windows
8 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
9 14 (35.00%) HTML
10 13 (32.50%) Java
10 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
11 12 (30.00%) IIS
12 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
12 11 (27.50%) VB
12 11 (27.50%) CSS
12 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
13 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 10 (25.00%) Internet
14 9 (22.50%) HTTP
14 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
15 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
16 7 (17.50%) PHP
16 7 (17.50%) DCOM

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 12 (30.00%) IIS
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.00%) WordPress
4 5 (12.50%) Drupal
4 5 (12.50%) Joomla!
5 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) MS Access
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Bower
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.50%) FxCop
5 1 (2.50%) Grunt
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) JSHint
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.50%) Moq
5 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.50%) NDepend
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
5 11 (27.50%) CSS
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.50%) DCOM
8 6 (15.00%) Node.js
8 6 (15.00%) XML
9 5 (12.50%) LINQ
10 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET
10 4 (10.00%) WCF
10 4 (10.00%) WinForms
10 4 (10.00%) WPF
11 3 (7.50%) COM
12 2 (5.00%) Ajax
12 2 (5.00%) jQuery
12 2 (5.00%) JSON
12 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
12 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Contact Management
6 2 (5.00%) DSDM
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) User Stories
6 2 (5.00%) V-Model
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (32.50%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 11 (27.50%) VB
6 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (17.50%) PHP
8 6 (15.00%) C++
8 6 (15.00%) VB6
9 5 (12.50%) C
10 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (5.00%) Python
11 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.50%) Ruby
11 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Serena
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.50%) RedGate
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
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