The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.74% 0.41% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.81% 2.94% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
Visual Studio
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Development Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
37 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.09% 13.93% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Average daily rate £398 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £404 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 - - 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
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