The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bracknell region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.32% - 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.49% 15.71% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £383 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
Berkshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica