The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.18% 2.22% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 10.26% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£315 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.17% 21.67% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 5
Average daily rate £325 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Bournemouth - 1 £330 - 2
Poole - 1 - - 3
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) Intranet
7 3 (30.00%) CRM
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (30.00%) InfoPath
7 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (30.00%) System Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (30.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Taxonomies
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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