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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.80% - 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £315 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.98%
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
42 136 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.87% 49.10% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 121 17
Median daily rate £470 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.78 £43.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 8 December 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
Plymouth - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) OOD
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum

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 4 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SSRS Report Writer
5 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
9 1 (10.00%) jQuery
9 1 (10.00%) JSON
9 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft