The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 14.58% - 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 82.35% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

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

Development Applications Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 17.71% 9.33% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £261 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £298 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
3 13 (81.25%) Data Structures
4 11 (68.75%) SmartPlant
5 9 (56.25%) Intergraph
6 8 (50.00%) MS Access
6 8 (50.00%) XAML
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (31.25%) SAP
8 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (25.00%) Life Science
10 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) Internet
11 2 (12.50%) MySQL
11 2 (12.50%) HTML
11 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 2 (12.50%) Perl
11 2 (12.50%) IIS
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (12.50%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) SmartPlant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MS Access
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SSDT
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Structures
2 4 (25.00%) Life Science
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) VB.NET
3 8 (50.00%) XAML
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Intergraph
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft