The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.93% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Development Applications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 7.41% 24.18% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 8
Average daily rate £330 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £308 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Telerik
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) DHTML
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore