The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.57% 1.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
Visual Studio
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.17% 28.06% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 7
Median daily rate £325 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% -9.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft