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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.79% 2.17% 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.05% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £465 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
Visual Studio
West Sussex

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
21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.38% 8.70% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) SignalR
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) SignalR
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft