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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 88 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 30 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.39% 0.94% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.60% 6.33% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 15
Average daily rate £328 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
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
283 332 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.14% 14.85% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 195 173
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton +18 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Hook - 5 £320 -
Winchester - 4 £338 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (75.44%) SQL
2 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 39 (68.42%) C#
4 35 (61.40%) .NET
4 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
5 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
6 22 (38.60%) PowerShell
7 20 (35.09%) SharePoint
8 19 (33.33%) CSS
9 18 (31.58%) Oracle
9 18 (31.58%) HTML
10 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
10 17 (29.82%) jQuery
11 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
11 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (26.32%) VB
12 15 (26.32%) XML
12 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
13 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
13 14 (24.56%) Web Development
14 13 (22.81%) VB6
14 13 (22.81%) Scrum
14 13 (22.81%) Classic ASP
14 13 (22.81%) DCOM
15 12 (21.05%) IIS
15 12 (21.05%) Windows
15 12 (21.05%) Subversion
16 11 (19.30%) Degree
17 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
17 10 (17.54%) Active Directory

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (35.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.05%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) InfoPath
3 3 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
1 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) CTI
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) MS Access
5 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) HDInsight
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (5.26%) Moq
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.51%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.75%) git-flow
5 1 (1.75%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.75%) MSI
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) ASP Developer
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Classic ASP Developer
5 7 (12.28%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) VB Developer
6 5 (8.77%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) DBA
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL DBA
8 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) HTML
4 17 (29.82%) jQuery
5 15 (26.32%) XML
6 13 (22.81%) Classic ASP
6 13 (22.81%) DCOM
7 9 (15.79%) CSS3
7 9 (15.79%) HTML5
7 9 (15.79%) XHTML
8 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.77%) WPF
10 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.02%) WCF
11 3 (5.26%) COM
11 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.26%) Middleware
12 2 (3.51%) NHibernate
12 2 (3.51%) SOAP
12 2 (3.51%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Physics
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) VMS
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Web Development
2 13 (22.81%) Scrum
3 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Kanban
5 8 (14.04%) Change Control
6 7 (12.28%) Validation
7 6 (10.53%) SDLC
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.02%) DevOps
9 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.02%) UML
10 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.26%) Security Auditing
10 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) SQL
2 39 (68.42%) C#
3 22 (38.60%) PowerShell
4 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
6 15 (26.32%) VB
7 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
8 13 (22.81%) VB6
9 6 (10.53%) C++
10 5 (8.77%) VBA
11 4 (7.02%) VBScript
12 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
13 2 (3.51%) Python
13 2 (3.51%) Ruby
13 2 (3.51%) XAML
14 1 (1.75%) Delphi
14 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) MCSD
7 3 (5.26%) MCAD
7 3 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
1 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.75%) Lumension
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Telerik
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Lorien Resourcing
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