The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.36% 1.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Development Applications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.71% 4.20% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Average daily rate £400 £450 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £542 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Intranet
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) SignalR
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle