The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.44% 3.85% -
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
West Sussex

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

Development Applications Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.88% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Visual Studio
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft