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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.61% 0.78% 5.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 6.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
15 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 9.15% 12.50% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £363 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £539 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) RDF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript