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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 37 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.98% 11.06% -
As % of the Development Applications category 51.39% 64.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
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
72 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 29.15% 17.09% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 11
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £273 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 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 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) Web Services
3 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
3 34 (72.34%) jQuery
4 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 29 (61.70%) CSS
5 29 (61.70%) HTML
6 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (53.19%) Content Management
7 25 (53.19%) SQL
8 21 (44.68%) CMS
9 20 (42.55%) Open Text
9 20 (42.55%) XML
9 20 (42.55%) XSLT
9 20 (42.55%) XHTML
9 20 (42.55%) Adobe
9 20 (42.55%) W3C
9 20 (42.55%) Intranet
9 20 (42.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (42.55%) User Experience
9 20 (42.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 17 (36.17%) Rapid Prototyping
10 17 (36.17%) Axure RP
10 17 (36.17%) OOP
10 17 (36.17%) XSD
10 17 (36.17%) IIS
10 17 (36.17%) RedDot
10 17 (36.17%) Ajax
10 17 (36.17%) Web 2.0
10 17 (36.17%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (44.68%) CMS
2 17 (36.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Axure RP
2 9 (19.15%) NUnit
2 9 (19.15%) StyleCop
General
1 13 (27.66%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) CMS Developer
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.26%) Web Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) UX Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) Web Services
3 34 (72.34%) jQuery
4 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 29 (61.70%) CSS
5 29 (61.70%) HTML
6 20 (42.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (42.55%) XML
6 20 (42.55%) XSLT
6 20 (42.55%) XHTML
7 17 (36.17%) Ajax
7 17 (36.17%) XSD
8 12 (25.53%) WCF
9 9 (19.15%) LINQ
9 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) W3C
1 20 (42.55%) User Experience
2 17 (36.17%) Web 2.0
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Content Management
3 17 (36.17%) Web Development
3 17 (36.17%) OOP
3 17 (36.17%) Rapid Prototyping
4 15 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (21.28%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
6 9 (19.15%) Scrum
7 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Adobe
1 20 (42.55%) Open Text
2 17 (36.17%) RedDot
2 17 (36.17%) Google
3 10 (21.28%) Sitecore
3 10 (21.28%) Akamai
3 10 (21.28%) ForgeRock
4 8 (17.02%) Capita
4 8 (17.02%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft