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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 33 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.72% 1.41% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 14.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +146.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%

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
34 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.23% 9.51% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 16
Median daily rate £450 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £48.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.20% -61.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Haskell
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP