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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 19 17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 8.96% 6.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - 57.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.27 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.03%
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
24 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.96% 15.57% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 12
Median daily rate £363 £405 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 May 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) AWD
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle