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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.51% 0.89% 7.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 57.14% 16.67% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -15.62%
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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
14 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.89% 5.36% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Average daily rate £305 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Web Design
8 2 (18.18%) MCSD
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
8 2 (18.18%) UML
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) C++
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) LINC
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSD
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft