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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 19 25
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 4.72% 3.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - 45.45% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +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
31 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.65% 10.38% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Average daily rate £325 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 July 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) WCF
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (30.00%) German Language
8 6 (30.00%) LINQ
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) StyleCop
8 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) NUnit
8 6 (30.00%) Subversion
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) Internet
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) XSLT
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) NUnit
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
1 6 (30.00%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (30.00%) German Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) WCF
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) LINQ
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft