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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 31 24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 4.20% 4.95%
As % of the Development Applications category - 30.56% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
28 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.37% 13.74% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 12
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 August 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) XML
6 6 (50.00%) Internet
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) German Language
6 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) OO
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) WCF
9 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (8.33%) TDD
10 1 (8.33%) NUnit
10 1 (8.33%) LINQ
10 1 (8.33%) jQuery
10 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 1 (8.33%) Change Control

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft