The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.41% 1.75% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 10.34% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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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 Guildford region.

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.92% 16.96% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 14
Average daily rate £350 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £750 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Telerik
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik
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