The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 19 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.61% 4.39% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.14% 36.84% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Median daily rate £449 £288 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.08% -23.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
70 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.99% 11.91% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 31
Median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £174 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.88 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.55% -18.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) ETL
6 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (23.81%) V-Model
9 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) UML
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) QA
10 4 (19.05%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) Power BI
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.52%) OLAP
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Team Leader
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ETL Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Lead .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Lead C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) WCF
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) XSD
5 3 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) MDX
7 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) ETL
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) UML
6 5 (23.81%) V-Model
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) API Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.52%) Case Management
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore