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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 72 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 43 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.35% 1.68% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.91% 10.50% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 8
Median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
333 362 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.21% 16.03% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 209 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.37 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £28.37 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.88 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Portsmouth -1 13 £400 +14.28% 1
Andover - 6 £350 -
Hook - 4 £330 -
Basingstoke +13 2 £325 +1.96% 2
Southampton +10 2 £363 +20.83%
Winchester +5 2 £335 -19.27%
Farnborough -9 2 £413 +20.43% 3
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 54 (64.29%) SQL
2 50 (59.52%) SQL Server
3 41 (48.81%) C#
3 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
4 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 39 (46.43%) .NET
5 38 (45.24%) VB
5 38 (45.24%) Oracle
6 34 (40.48%) jQuery
7 33 (39.29%) Windows
8 31 (36.90%) IIS
8 31 (36.90%) T-SQL
9 30 (35.71%) CSS
10 26 (30.95%) XML
10 26 (30.95%) Scrum
11 25 (29.76%) HTML
11 25 (29.76%) Web Development
11 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
11 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (26.19%) PowerShell
13 22 (26.19%) DevOps
14 21 (25.00%) VB6
15 20 (23.81%) MVC
15 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
15 20 (23.81%) .NET Framework
16 19 (22.62%) Classic ASP
16 19 (22.62%) Web Services
16 19 (22.62%) PL/SQL
16 19 (22.62%) Subversion

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 31 (36.90%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) DNS
1 9 (10.71%) Kerberos
2 7 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (13.10%) MS Access
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.57%) MySQL
9 2 (2.38%) HDInsight
9 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Subversion
2 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
4 10 (11.90%) NUnit
4 10 (11.90%) Selenium
4 10 (11.90%) WiX
5 9 (10.71%) MSI
6 7 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
7 4 (4.76%) Babel
7 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.76%) webpack
8 3 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.38%) JIRA
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) ASP Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Classic ASP Developer
5 12 (14.29%) VB Developer
6 11 (13.10%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Developer
7 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Build Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) .NET
2 34 (40.48%) jQuery
3 30 (35.71%) CSS
4 26 (30.95%) XML
5 25 (29.76%) HTML
6 20 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 19 (22.62%) Classic ASP
7 19 (22.62%) Web Services
8 18 (21.43%) DCOM
9 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 15 (17.86%) WCF
10 14 (16.67%) Ajax
10 14 (16.67%) Kendo UI
11 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (15.48%) Entity Framework
11 13 (15.48%) XHTML
12 12 (14.29%) CSS3
12 12 (14.29%) HTML5
12 12 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) iPhone
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.38%) Statistics
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) VMS
6 2 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Scrum
2 25 (29.76%) Web Development
3 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.19%) DevOps
5 20 (23.81%) MVC
6 17 (20.24%) Waterfall
7 16 (19.05%) Change Control
7 16 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 16 (19.05%) Kanban
8 15 (17.86%) TDD
9 12 (14.29%) SDLC
10 10 (11.90%) Full Text Search
10 10 (11.90%) Migration
11 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 7 (8.33%) ITIL
11 7 (8.33%) Service Design
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.95%) User Stories
14 4 (4.76%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (64.29%) SQL
2 41 (48.81%) C#
3 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.24%) VB
5 31 (36.90%) T-SQL
6 22 (26.19%) PowerShell
7 21 (25.00%) VB6
8 19 (22.62%) PL/SQL
9 15 (17.86%) TypeScript
10 11 (13.10%) VBA
11 7 (8.33%) C++
12 5 (5.95%) Java
13 4 (4.76%) PHP
14 3 (3.57%) Perl
14 3 (3.57%) Python
14 3 (3.57%) Ruby
14 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.19%) C
15 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.24%) Oracle
3 13 (15.48%) DevExpress
4 6 (7.14%) BMC
4 6 (7.14%) Remedy
5 5 (5.95%) Arqiva
6 4 (4.76%) Telerik
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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