The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.01% 3.00% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.05% 19.70% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £322 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
347 264 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.75% 15.24% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 109
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
South East

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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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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
Basingstoke +11 3 £350 +3.70%
Southampton - 3 £375 - 1
Portsmouth +3 2 - - 2
Winchester +2 2 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) C#
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
5 21 (44.68%) Windows
6 19 (40.43%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 16 (34.04%) Web Services
8 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 15 (31.91%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) XML
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (25.53%) MS Office
10 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (23.40%) CSS
12 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.15%) C++
14 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (17.02%) Scrum
14 8 (17.02%) WCF
15 7 (14.89%) jQuery
15 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
15 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
15 7 (14.89%) MVC
15 7 (14.89%) Finance
15 7 (14.89%) Web Development
15 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
15 7 (14.89%) Oracle

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.13%) SSDT
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.38%) NUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) MSI
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) WiX
6 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.13%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) CRM Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (4.26%) ASP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
3 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.66%) XML
5 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 8 (17.02%) WCF
7 7 (14.89%) jQuery
7 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.77%) Ajax
8 6 (12.77%) SOAP
9 5 (10.64%) WSDL
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.38%) WinForms
11 3 (6.38%) wxWidgets
11 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.26%) MFC
12 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.13%) Kindle
1 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) Web Development
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Validation
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) OOD
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) Delphi
7 4 (8.51%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) VB
9 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.13%) XPath
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (2.13%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Lotus
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Serena
3 2 (4.26%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.13%) Nintex
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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