The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 49 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% 2.00% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 8.62% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 116 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.14% 23.20% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 12
Average daily rate £463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £358 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
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 Gloucestershire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 2 £425 -3.40%
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) WPF
6 6 (37.50%) MVVM
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) C++
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Security Auditing
9 3 (18.75%) VBScript
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) MCAD
9 3 (18.75%) MCSD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (12.50%) CATIA
4 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVVM
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Security Auditing
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) MCAD
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSD
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
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