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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.59% 15.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 83.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
6 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 9.52% 18.18% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £275 £425 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SmartPlant
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) FusionCharts
4 2 (40.00%) Telerik
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Life Science
4 2 (40.00%) Intergraph
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) git-flow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UX Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) FusionCharts
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Intergraph
3 2 (40.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) VMware