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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.60% 1.58% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 14.94% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £316 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
116 87 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.43% 10.56% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 115
Median daily rate £363 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -13.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £37.50 £46.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £42.50 £50.00
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 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
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 7 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (57.14%) C#
5 15 (53.57%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) CSS
7 12 (42.86%) jQuery
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
9 9 (32.14%) JSON
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
10 8 (28.57%) MVC
10 8 (28.57%) WCF
11 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (25.00%) SOAP
12 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
12 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
12 6 (21.43%) Sitecore
12 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery

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 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (17.86%) IIS
4 5 (17.86%) OpenROAD
5 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Dropbox
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Ingres
4 4 (14.29%) MS Access
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) NCrunch
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) jQuery
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) JSON
5 8 (28.57%) WCF
6 7 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (7.14%) Sass
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.14%) XML
10 1 (3.57%) Ajax
10 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Presales
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) VC++
5 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
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