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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 34 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.96% 0.55% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.08% 5.13% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 2
Median daily rate £380 £365 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £356 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £373 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.66%
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
106 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.60% 10.77% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 19 18
Median daily rate £400 £300 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £37.80
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (69.81%) SQL
3 36 (67.92%) .NET
4 28 (52.83%) C#
4 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (47.17%) SharePoint
5 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
6 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
7 19 (35.85%) .NET Framework
8 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (28.30%) Web Services
10 14 (26.42%) MS Office
10 14 (26.42%) ETL
10 14 (26.42%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
11 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
12 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (20.75%) WCF
13 10 (18.87%) MVC
14 9 (16.98%) ISEB
14 9 (16.98%) CSS
14 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
14 9 (16.98%) REST
14 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
15 8 (15.09%) Relational Database

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 25 (47.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 14 (26.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Power BI
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) MS Access
5 2 (3.77%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Lead Developer
6 7 (13.21%) .NET Team Leader
6 7 (13.21%) ETL Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Lead C# Developer
6 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
7 6 (11.32%) Azure Developer
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Tester
10 3 (5.66%) Agile Tester
10 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) .NET Framework
3 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.75%) WCF
6 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.98%) CSS
6 9 (16.98%) REST
7 8 (15.09%) RESTful
7 8 (15.09%) SOAP
7 8 (15.09%) XML
7 8 (15.09%) XSD
7 8 (15.09%) XSLT
8 7 (13.21%) Backbone.js
8 7 (13.21%) Marionette.js
8 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (11.32%) HTML
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (9.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (26.42%) ETL
3 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (24.53%) Regression Testing
4 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.09%) API Integration
6 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.09%) Data Transformation
6 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.21%) Data Validation
7 7 (13.21%) OOD
7 7 (13.21%) UML
7 7 (13.21%) Validation
7 7 (13.21%) V-Model
7 7 (13.21%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) XAML
5 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ISEB
2 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
1 5 (9.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore