The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Brighton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.59% 3.83% -
As % of the Development Applications category 45.45% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.09% 11.48% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 8
Average daily rate £275 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £151 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
East Sussex

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) LINQ
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) NUnit
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (27.27%) WCF
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
10 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (18.18%) Hudson
10 4 (18.18%) VB
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) NUnit
2 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Hudson
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) StyleCop
5 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.64%) Games
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Programmer
5 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (18.18%) Software Programmer
7 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Architect
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (9.09%) Tester
8 2 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (4.55%) Games Programmer
9 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) LINQ
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (27.27%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) WinForms
10 2 (9.09%) COM+
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (4.55%) REST
11 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Game Development
6 2 (9.09%) DSDM
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) VB6
6 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Perforce
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Kofax
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