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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.39% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.00% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
25 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.68% 7.86% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 30
Average daily rate £325 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -35.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MS Access
5 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) C++
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VB
5 4 (44.44%) VBA
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Presales
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MS Access
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) OLAP
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft