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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 74 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 48 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.44% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% 5.57% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 11
Median daily rate £335 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £256 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £357 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
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
328 323 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.70% 15.23% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 208 195
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £34.57 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Winchester +3 8 £335 -19.27%
Portsmouth - 8 £413 - 2
Andover - 7 £325 - 2
Hook - 5 £356 -
Havant - 3 - -
Basingstoke 0 2 £325 +20.93% 1
Farnborough -6 1 £425 +27.81% 4
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 57 (73.08%) SQL
1 57 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (48.72%) VB
2 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 37 (47.44%) Oracle
4 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 35 (44.87%) CSS
5 35 (44.87%) .NET
5 35 (44.87%) jQuery
6 34 (43.59%) T-SQL
6 34 (43.59%) C#
7 32 (41.03%) HTML
7 32 (41.03%) Web Development
8 29 (37.18%) VB6
8 29 (37.18%) Scrum
8 29 (37.18%) IIS
9 27 (34.62%) PL/SQL
9 27 (34.62%) Classic ASP
10 26 (33.33%) DCOM
11 23 (29.49%) XML
11 23 (29.49%) Subversion
12 22 (28.21%) Windows
12 22 (28.21%) Waterfall
13 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
13 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
14 20 (25.64%) Kanban
14 20 (25.64%) Change Control
14 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (23.08%) HTML5
15 18 (23.08%) CSS3

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 29 (37.18%) IIS
2 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.10%) MS Access
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.56%) HDInsight
9 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.28%) MySQL
10 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Subversion
2 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.13%) Babel
5 4 (5.13%) MSI
5 4 (5.13%) NUnit
5 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.13%) Selenium
5 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.13%) webpack
6 3 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.85%) WiX
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.28%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (2.56%) Military
1 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) ASP Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Classic ASP Developer
4 15 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 15 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 13 (16.67%) VB Developer
6 12 (15.38%) VB6 Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) DBA
11 3 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) .NET
1 35 (44.87%) CSS
1 35 (44.87%) jQuery
2 32 (41.03%) HTML
3 27 (34.62%) Classic ASP
4 26 (33.33%) DCOM
5 23 (29.49%) XML
6 18 (23.08%) CSS3
6 18 (23.08%) HTML5
7 17 (21.79%) XHTML
8 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.10%) Web Services
10 8 (10.26%) Kendo UI
10 8 (10.26%) WCF
11 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (7.69%) Breeze.js
12 6 (7.69%) Durandal
12 6 (7.69%) Express
12 6 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) iPhone
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) VMS
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Web Development
2 29 (37.18%) Scrum
3 22 (28.21%) Waterfall
4 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.64%) Change Control
4 20 (25.64%) Kanban
5 16 (20.51%) DevOps
6 14 (17.95%) SDLC
7 12 (15.38%) MVC
8 10 (12.82%) TDD
9 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.26%) Migration
11 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.13%) Build Automation
13 4 (5.13%) Full Text Search
13 4 (5.13%) Use Case
13 4 (5.13%) Validation
14 3 (3.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 57 (73.08%) SQL
2 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 38 (48.72%) VB
3 34 (43.59%) C#
3 34 (43.59%) T-SQL
4 29 (37.18%) VB6
5 27 (34.62%) PL/SQL
6 21 (26.92%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.10%) VBA
8 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.85%) C++
10 3 (3.85%) Java
10 3 (3.85%) Python
10 3 (3.85%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
1 3 (3.85%) SCCM
1 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Oracle
2 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) DevExpress
4 5 (6.41%) Arqiva
4 5 (6.41%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Telerik
6 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.28%) Lumension
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago