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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 46 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.30% 1.50% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.01% 10.70% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £302 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
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
383 243 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.17% 14.05% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 124 95
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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
Farnborough - 14 £425 - 1
Basingstoke +3 9 £340 +4.61% 5
Southampton -14 7 £350 +27.27% 4
Portsmouth +5 4 £309 - 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (78.87%) C#
2 55 (77.46%) .NET
3 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
4 31 (43.66%) SQL
5 29 (40.85%) Windows
6 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
7 24 (33.80%) Oracle
8 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (28.17%) VB.NET
10 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.35%) XML
11 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
12 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
13 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
13 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (19.72%) Scrum
14 14 (19.72%) PL/SQL
14 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (18.31%) Data Structures
16 11 (15.49%) SmartPlant
16 11 (15.49%) Web Services
17 10 (14.08%) HTML
17 10 (14.08%) Python
17 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (12.68%) Intergraph
18 9 (12.68%) MVC
18 9 (12.68%) MS Access
18 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) SmartPlant
2 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) HTTP
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.04%) SSL
3 3 (4.23%) SMTP
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) FTP
3 3 (4.23%) S/MIME
3 3 (4.23%) Modbus
3 3 (4.23%) MQTT
4 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) CTI
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (12.68%) MS Access
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.41%) SSDT
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) MSTest
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Military
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (74.65%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Programmer
4 14 (19.72%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.82%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (77.46%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) XML
3 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.49%) Web Services
5 10 (14.08%) HTML
6 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.86%) WCF
8 7 (9.86%) Silverlight
8 7 (9.86%) WinForms
9 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.04%) Classic ASP
11 4 (5.63%) jQuery
11 4 (5.63%) CSS
11 4 (5.63%) LINQ
12 3 (4.23%) WebSockets
13 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.86%) Open Source
3 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Life Science
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Scrum
3 9 (12.68%) MVC
3 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.04%) TDD
7 5 (7.04%) UML
7 5 (7.04%) ETL
7 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.63%) OOD
9 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.23%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.82%) V-Model
10 2 (2.82%) Test Management
10 2 (2.82%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) C#
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) VB.NET
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.72%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.08%) Python
7 8 (11.27%) XAML
8 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.45%) IronPython
10 5 (7.04%) C++
11 4 (5.63%) VB
12 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.82%) VC++
13 2 (2.82%) Delphi
13 2 (2.82%) Java
13 2 (2.82%) C
13 2 (2.82%) Perl
14 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Intergraph
4 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
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