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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.28% - 4.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% - 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +3.84%
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
35 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 19.13% 11.64% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 15
Median daily rate £438 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton 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 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 16 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) MFC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C++