The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 15 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.82% 0.88% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 5.88% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Northern Ireland

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

Development Applications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.45% 14.91% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £113 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £306 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 1 £350 -
Visual Studio
Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Top 10 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft