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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 26 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 1.28% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.58% 8.67% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 13
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +183.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
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
343 300 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.29% 14.79% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 172 192
Average daily rate £363 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £39.75 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Portsmouth -2 7 £334 -
Southampton -9 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Gosport - 3 £420 -
Basingstoke +5 2 £288 -8.00% 3
Havant - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £413 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 51 (77.27%) C#
2 46 (69.70%) .NET
3 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
4 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (30.30%) XML
6 19 (28.79%) VB.NET
6 19 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.76%) Windows
9 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.73%) Oracle
11 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database
12 13 (19.70%) Data Structures
12 13 (19.70%) Scrum
12 13 (19.70%) HTML
13 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 11 (16.67%) SmartPlant
15 9 (13.64%) MS Access
15 9 (13.64%) Intergraph
16 8 (12.12%) XAML
16 8 (12.12%) Python
16 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (12.12%) Web Services
16 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.12%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.52%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SmartPlant
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) MQTT
3 3 (4.55%) Modbus
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.55%) Intranet
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Extranet
4 2 (3.03%) S/MIME
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
4 2 (3.03%) SMTP
4 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.64%) MS Access
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.03%) SSDT
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.52%) MSTest
3 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.52%) Xcode
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.03%) Military
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
1 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Programmer
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Tester
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) XML
3 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.70%) HTML
5 8 (12.12%) Web Services
5 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.12%) jQuery
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.61%) CSS
7 6 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.58%) HTML5
8 5 (7.58%) XHTML
8 5 (7.58%) Classic ASP
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (4.55%) WebSockets
9 3 (4.55%) WinForms
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.06%) Open Source
2 4 (6.06%) Life Science
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Scrum
3 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) MVC
4 6 (9.09%) Content Management
4 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
5 5 (7.58%) ETL
6 4 (6.06%) OOD
6 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Test Management
7 3 (4.55%) Process Management
7 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (28.79%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.12%) XAML
5 8 (12.12%) Python
6 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 7 (10.61%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.09%) IronPython
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.06%) VB
9 2 (3.03%) VC++
9 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 2 (3.03%) C
9 2 (3.03%) Java
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) Intergraph
4 5 (7.58%) Telerik
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Nintex
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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