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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.50% 12.09% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 55.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £413 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
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
20 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 25.00% 21.98% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Median daily rate £400 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £59.31 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Farnborough 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 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 27 August 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Release Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft