The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 68 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 4.24% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
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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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 118 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.94% 13.52% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 89 41
Average daily rate £425 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £33.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -25.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bristol region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bristol region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Office Automation
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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