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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 38 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.74% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 10.66% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
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
403 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.45% 15.65% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 149 131
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 27
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 December 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 24 December 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
Farnborough - 11 £425 - 2
Portsmouth +1 8 £325 - 3
Southampton -4 8 £350 +27.27% 2
Basingstoke -5 2 £340 +4.61% 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Yateley - - - -
Andover - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (78.18%) C#
2 41 (74.55%) .NET
3 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 24 (43.64%) Windows
5 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) Oracle
7 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (21.82%) XML
9 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
9 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
11 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
12 9 (16.36%) SmartPlant
13 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
13 8 (14.55%) HTML
13 8 (14.55%) Web Services
13 8 (14.55%) MS Access
13 8 (14.55%) WCF
13 8 (14.55%) Scrum
14 7 (12.73%) Intergraph
14 7 (12.73%) XAML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) SmartPlant
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) S/MIME
3 3 (5.45%) SMTP
3 3 (5.45%) FTP
3 3 (5.45%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) Modbus
4 2 (3.64%) MQTT
5 1 (1.82%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 8 (14.55%) MS Access
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) SSDT
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Moq
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Programmer
3 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (74.55%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) XML
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
4 8 (14.55%) WCF
5 6 (10.91%) Silverlight
6 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.27%) WinForms
8 3 (5.45%) LINQ
8 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) CSS
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.64%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.64%) SOAP
10 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 7 (12.73%) Open Source
3 4 (7.27%) Life Science
3 4 (7.27%) PKI
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) Scrum
2 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
2 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.09%) UML
4 5 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) ETL
6 3 (5.45%) OOD
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) MVC
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.73%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) XAML
7 5 (9.09%) IronPython
8 4 (7.27%) C++
9 3 (5.45%) Delphi
9 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.64%) Java
10 2 (3.64%) Perl
10 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.82%) VBA
11 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Intergraph
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 17 days ago