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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 27 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.79% 6.10% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 71.05% 41.94% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate
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£194 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
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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
38 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.59% 14.55% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 17
Average daily rate £263 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) Web Services
3 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) jQuery
4 22 (57.89%) HTML
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (44.74%) SQL
8 16 (42.11%) Content Management
9 13 (34.21%) CMS
10 12 (31.58%) Open Text
10 12 (31.58%) W3C
10 12 (31.58%) Intranet
10 12 (31.58%) XHTML
10 12 (31.58%) Adobe
10 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (31.58%) User Experience
10 12 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (28.95%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (28.95%) Axure RP
11 11 (28.95%) IIS
11 11 (28.95%) OOP
11 11 (28.95%) XML
11 11 (28.95%) XSD
11 11 (28.95%) XSLT
11 11 (28.95%) RedDot
11 11 (28.95%) Ajax
11 11 (28.95%) Google
11 11 (28.95%) Web 2.0

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (34.21%) CMS
2 11 (28.95%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Axure RP
2 7 (18.42%) StyleCop
2 7 (18.42%) NUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 8 (21.05%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) CMS Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Automated Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) Web Services
3 24 (63.16%) jQuery
4 22 (57.89%) HTML
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (31.58%) XHTML
6 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (28.95%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) XSD
7 11 (28.95%) XSLT
7 11 (28.95%) Ajax
8 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (18.42%) WCF
9 7 (18.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) W3C
1 12 (31.58%) User Experience
2 11 (28.95%) Web 2.0
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Content Management
3 11 (28.95%) Rapid Prototyping
3 11 (28.95%) OOP
3 11 (28.95%) Web Development
4 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) DevOps
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Kanban
10 1 (2.63%) Test Management
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.89%) VBScript
5 3 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Open Text
1 12 (31.58%) Adobe
2 11 (28.95%) RedDot
2 11 (28.95%) Google
3 8 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 8 (21.05%) Akamai
3 8 (21.05%) ForgeRock
4 7 (18.42%) Remedy
5 5 (13.16%) Capita
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago