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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Hampshire
Rank 90 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 16 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.95% 1.67% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.12% 8.05% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 14
Median daily rate £400 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £290 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £416 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
197 385 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.69% 20.74% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 218 172
Median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +2 7 £400 +10.34% 1
Fareham -8 4 £300 -13.04% 1
Basingstoke +11 3 £431 +27.77% 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 34 (65.38%) C#
1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
4 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (40.38%) Windows
5 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
6 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (38.46%) Web Services
7 17 (32.69%) XML
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.69%) WCF
8 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (28.85%) MVC
9 15 (28.85%) CSS
10 14 (26.92%) HTML
10 14 (26.92%) VB
10 14 (26.92%) Scrum
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle
12 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 12 (23.08%) jQuery
13 11 (21.15%) HTML5
13 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
13 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
14 10 (19.23%) IIS
14 10 (19.23%) TDD
14 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) IIS
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) DNS
1 6 (11.54%) Kerberos
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) MySQL
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.77%) MS Access
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) WiX
3 6 (11.54%) MSI
3 6 (11.54%) NUnit
3 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.92%) git-flow
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C++ Developer
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) Web Services
3 17 (32.69%) WCF
3 17 (32.69%) XML
4 15 (28.85%) CSS
5 14 (26.92%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) jQuery
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (21.15%) HTML5
8 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.23%) Ajax
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.46%) Kendo UI
11 6 (11.54%) Breeze.js
11 6 (11.54%) Express
11 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (11.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) MVC
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
4 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 7 (13.46%) Web Development
8 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.54%) Full Text Search
9 5 (9.62%) Code Coverage
9 5 (9.62%) Data Transformation
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) Service Design
9 5 (9.62%) Validation
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) Migration
11 3 (5.77%) User Stories
11 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) VB
5 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (17.31%) C++
6 9 (17.31%) Java
6 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
6 9 (17.31%) TypeScript
7 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.69%) Perl
8 4 (7.69%) PHP
9 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.77%) VB6
9 3 (5.77%) VBA
10 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) DevExpress
4 6 (11.54%) BMC
4 6 (11.54%) Remedy
4 6 (11.54%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Infoflex
5 1 (1.92%) MapR
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
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