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 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 43 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.81% 0.79% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.52% 8.11% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £440 £408 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £402 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £414 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
58 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.65% 9.71% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 21
Median daily rate £400 £366 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -16.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.50%
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 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 7 December 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 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) .NET
4 23 (52.27%) SharePoint
4 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (43.18%) C#
6 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
9 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (25.00%) MS Office
10 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.00%) CSS
10 11 (25.00%) Web Services
10 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (22.73%) Windows
11 10 (22.73%) ETL
12 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 9 (20.45%) ISEB
13 8 (18.18%) Web Design
13 8 (18.18%) OO
13 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
13 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting

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 23 (52.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.00%) MS Office
2 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.18%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Power BI
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) PerformancePoint
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) MS Access
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (2.27%) Electronics
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.27%) Marketing
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.64%) ETL Developer
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Azure Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (25.00%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 8 (18.18%) Marionette.js
5 8 (18.18%) REST
5 8 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.91%) WCF
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) OAuth
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
8 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 5 (11.36%) XML
8 5 (11.36%) XSD
8 5 (11.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 10 (22.73%) ETL
6 9 (20.45%) MVC
7 8 (18.18%) OO
7 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.18%) Web Design
8 7 (15.91%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Stress Testing
8 7 (15.91%) System Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) XAML
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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