The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 23 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.04% 9.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 41.82% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Visual Studio
East Sussex

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

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
55 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.02% 15.63% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 2015, 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 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 40 (74.07%) Web Services
3 37 (68.52%) ASP.NET
3 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
4 35 (64.81%) jQuery
5 32 (59.26%) HTML
6 30 (55.56%) CSS
6 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (53.70%) SQL
8 25 (46.30%) Content Management
9 24 (44.44%) XML
10 21 (38.89%) XSLT
10 21 (38.89%) CMS
11 20 (37.04%) OpenText
11 20 (37.04%) C#
11 20 (37.04%) XHTML
11 20 (37.04%) Adobe
11 20 (37.04%) W3C
11 20 (37.04%) Intranet
11 20 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (37.04%) User Experience
11 20 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (31.48%) Axure RP
12 17 (31.48%) Rapid Prototyping
12 17 (31.48%) IIS
12 17 (31.48%) OOP
12 17 (31.48%) XSD
12 17 (31.48%) RedDot
12 17 (31.48%) Ajax
12 17 (31.48%) Google

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 21 (38.89%) CMS
2 17 (31.48%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) Intranet
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Axure RP
2 10 (18.52%) NUnit
2 10 (18.52%) StyleCop
3 3 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.07%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) CMS Developer
2 17 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 16 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Applications Support
6 7 (12.96%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.70%) Web Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 40 (74.07%) Web Services
3 37 (68.52%) ASP.NET
4 35 (64.81%) jQuery
5 32 (59.26%) HTML
6 30 (55.56%) CSS
7 24 (44.44%) XML
8 21 (38.89%) XSLT
9 20 (37.04%) XHTML
9 20 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (31.48%) XSD
10 17 (31.48%) Ajax
11 14 (25.93%) WCF
12 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
13 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (18.52%) LINQ
13 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) W3C
1 20 (37.04%) User Experience
2 17 (31.48%) Web 2.0
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Content Management
3 17 (31.48%) Rapid Prototyping
3 17 (31.48%) OOP
3 17 (31.48%) Web Development
4 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.52%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) MVC
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (14.81%) DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) OO
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) JavaScript
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) C#
4 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) OpenText
1 20 (37.04%) Adobe
2 17 (31.48%) RedDot
2 17 (31.48%) Google
3 10 (18.52%) ForgeRock
3 10 (18.52%) Akamai
3 10 (18.52%) Sitecore
4 8 (14.81%) Remedy
4 8 (14.81%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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