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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 36 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.66% 2.27% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.49% 19.32% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
Median daily rate £400 £244 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £151 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £349 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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
147 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.04% 11.73% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 44
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 £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
3 38 (71.70%) C#
4 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
6 24 (45.28%) .NET Framework
7 23 (43.40%) HTML
8 22 (41.51%) SQL
9 19 (35.85%) CSS
10 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
11 13 (24.53%) WCF
12 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) CRM
13 11 (20.75%) Degree
13 11 (20.75%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
14 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
14 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.87%) V-Model
14 10 (18.87%) UML
15 9 (16.98%) MVC
15 9 (16.98%) Marketing
16 8 (15.09%) Scrum
17 7 (13.21%) Oracle
18 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
18 6 (11.32%) CMS
18 6 (11.32%) jQuery

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 6 (11.32%) CMS
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Kentico
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (16.98%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) CRM Developer
4 10 (18.87%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (18.87%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (18.87%) Team Leader
5 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (15.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Lead Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (9.43%) CMS Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Developer in Test
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 24 (45.28%) .NET Framework
3 23 (43.40%) HTML
4 19 (35.85%) CSS
5 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (24.53%) WCF
6 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.32%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.55%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) SOAP
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) Ajax
11 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.77%) LINQ
11 2 (3.77%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) iPad
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) CRM
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.87%) UML
3 10 (18.87%) V-Model
3 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.98%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) Content Management
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) OO
8 3 (5.66%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) MCAD
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) CODA
3 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
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