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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 5.11% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £356 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £390 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +5.66%
Visual Studio
South West

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
136 137 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.56% 15.26% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 81
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Median hourly rate £41.75 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £41.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £41.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (33.33%) Sitecore
6 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) Marketing
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) NCrunch
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Itk
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WebRTC
7 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) OpenAM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
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