The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 26 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.96% 1.61% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.24% 16.95% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £305 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.68% 9.50% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 30
Median daily rate £425 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 59 (95.16%) .NET
2 44 (70.97%) .NET Framework
3 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
5 39 (62.90%) WCF
6 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
7 30 (48.39%) CRM
7 30 (48.39%) C#
8 29 (46.77%) HTML
8 29 (46.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 27 (43.55%) CSS
10 20 (32.26%) MVC
11 19 (30.65%) Scrum
12 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
13 17 (27.42%) SQL
14 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
15 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
15 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.35%) Entity Framework
16 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (17.74%) jQuery
17 11 (17.74%) OOD
18 10 (16.13%) Web Services
18 10 (16.13%) NUnit
18 10 (16.13%) CruiseControl
18 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQLite
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) QlikView
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (16.13%) CruiseControl
3 10 (16.13%) NUnit
4 9 (14.52%) Moq
4 9 (14.52%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Automotive
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) CRM Developer
3 25 (40.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 22 (35.48%) .NET Developer
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Developer
6 15 (24.19%) C# Developer
7 11 (17.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
10 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (8.06%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (8.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 5 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Senior SharePoint Developer
13 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (95.16%) .NET
2 44 (70.97%) .NET Framework
3 39 (62.90%) WCF
4 29 (46.77%) HTML
5 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (43.55%) CSS
6 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (19.35%) Entity Framework
8 11 (17.74%) jQuery
9 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (16.13%) Web Services
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.23%) WinForms
11 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.61%) EDIFACT
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (1.61%) Node.js
11 1 (1.61%) XML
11 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) iPad
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) CRM
3 20 (32.26%) MVC
4 19 (30.65%) Scrum
5 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.74%) OOD
7 9 (14.52%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) Service Management
8 7 (11.29%) SOLID
8 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.23%) Logistics
11 2 (3.23%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.23%) OOP
11 2 (3.23%) TDD
12 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
12 1 (1.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.61%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 30 (48.39%) C#
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Sybase
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