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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.76% 2.55% 5.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 10.34% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £468 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +211.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 19.34% 24.68% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 10
Median daily rate £300 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Node.js
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (33.33%) AppVeyor
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Xamarin
6 2 (16.67%) VC++
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) MFC
6 2 (16.67%) C

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) AppVeyor
2 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) MFC
4 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) VC++
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle