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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.94% - 2.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£298 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Visual Studio
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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
14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 13.59% 8.47% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £290 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 17 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) VB.NET
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) Data Structures
3 11 (64.71%) SmartPlant
4 9 (52.94%) Intergraph
5 8 (47.06%) MS Access
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (47.06%) XAML
6 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (29.41%) SAP
7 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) Life Science
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
9 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.76%) Information Management
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (11.76%) Data Migration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) SmartPlant
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MS Access
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SSDT
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Programmer
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Report Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Structures
2 4 (23.53%) Life Science
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) VB.NET
2 8 (47.06%) XAML
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) TickIT
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Intergraph
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft