The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 102 56 87
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +31
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 16 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.76% 3.09% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.18% 17.73% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 15
Average daily rate
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£374 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £321 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £445 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
309 299 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.75% 17.42% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 195 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Southampton -12 3 £375 -
Portsmouth -4 2 - - 4
Farnborough - 2 - -
Basingstoke 0 1 £375 +15.38%
Fareham - 1 - -
Gosport - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 23 (60.53%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 11 (28.95%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) MS Office
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) C++
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) WCF
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (18.42%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.79%) Delphi
10 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
11 5 (13.16%) MVC
11 5 (13.16%) Ajax
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.26%) ASN.1
2 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) SSDT
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) NUnit
5 2 (5.26%) MSI
5 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.26%) WiX
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Delphi Developer
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) WCF
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.05%) XML
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) Ajax
8 4 (10.53%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.89%) SOAP
9 3 (7.89%) wxWidgets
10 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.26%) WPF
10 2 (5.26%) LINQ
10 2 (5.26%) WSDL
10 2 (5.26%) Middleware
10 2 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Kindle
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) OOD
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) System Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C++
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Delphi
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Serena
3 2 (5.26%) Lotus
3 2 (5.26%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
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