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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 12.22% 2.74% -
As % of the Development Applications category 52.38% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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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
21 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 23.33% 4.11% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate £345 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) SDLC
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Telerik
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) IIS
4 8 (61.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) VB
5 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
5 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) OOD
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) Data Security
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) FusionCharts
7 4 (30.77%) UML
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
3 3 (23.08%) JSUnit
4 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) FusionCharts
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (23.08%) Life Science
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SDLC
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
3 5 (38.46%) Data Security
4 4 (30.77%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) XAML
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) TickIT
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Telerik
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Intergraph
4 3 (23.08%) Aquila