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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.91% - 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
30 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.64% 18.42% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 13
Median daily rate £318 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Devon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft