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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.53% 2.31% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.58% 18.68% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 16
Median daily rate £363 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
124 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.62% 12.36% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 68 53
Median daily rate £430 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (73.68%) C#
4 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (52.63%) HTML
6 17 (44.74%) .NET Framework
7 16 (42.11%) CSS
8 14 (36.84%) SQL
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.95%) WCF
11 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle
12 9 (23.68%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) CRM
13 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (21.05%) Marketing
13 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
14 7 (18.42%) Scrum
15 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
15 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
16 5 (13.16%) jQuery
16 5 (13.16%) CMS
16 5 (13.16%) Subversion
17 4 (10.53%) IIS
17 4 (10.53%) Windows
17 4 (10.53%) SOAP
17 4 (10.53%) Web Services

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 (13.16%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Kentico
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) CRM Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) CMS Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Developer in Test
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 20 (52.63%) HTML
3 17 (44.74%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) WCF
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) REST
8 4 (10.53%) SOAP
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) Ajax
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
7 3 (7.89%) Logistics
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Content Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) V-Model
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCAD
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) CODA
3 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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