The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.66% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Visual Studio
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Development Applications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.18% 9.77% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 5
Average daily rate £225 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £457 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 1 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle