The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 89 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.35% 1.25% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.15% 7.19% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Average daily rate £315 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Average hourly rate £52.50 £18.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.78% -39.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.03%
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
306 306 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.76% 17.44% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 192 127
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 40
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £16.05 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Visual Studio
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -3 6 £365 -8.75% 3
Fareham - 2 £250 - 2
Basingstoke +16 1 £313 -37.50% 1
Winchester -5 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £240 - 1
Havant - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 45 (83.33%) .NET
2 43 (79.63%) C#
3 35 (64.81%) HTML
4 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
5 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
6 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 24 (44.44%) XML
7 23 (42.59%) SQL
8 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 19 (35.19%) Windows
9 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (33.33%) CSS
11 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (27.78%) SOAP
13 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (22.22%) jQuery
14 12 (22.22%) Web Services
15 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (18.52%) MS Office
16 10 (18.52%) Ajax
16 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (16.67%) C++
17 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
18 8 (14.81%) Linux
18 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
19 7 (12.96%) Oracle
19 7 (12.96%) CSS3
19 7 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (12.96%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) CTI
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) SMTP
3 3 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) GSM
4 2 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.70%) LTE
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) Moq
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Classic ASP Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Delphi Developer
9 3 (5.56%) ASP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graphics Developer
10 2 (3.70%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) .NET
2 35 (64.81%) HTML
3 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (44.44%) XML
4 18 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (27.78%) SOAP
6 12 (22.22%) jQuery
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (18.52%) Ajax
9 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.96%) CSS3
10 7 (12.96%) HTML5
11 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (11.11%) COM
12 5 (9.26%) WinForms
12 5 (9.26%) WCF
12 5 (9.26%) LINQ
12 5 (9.26%) WSDL
13 4 (7.41%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (11.11%) OO
3 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) MVC
4 5 (9.26%) Web Development
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) OOD
5 4 (7.41%) SOA
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.70%) Process Management
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Document Management
7 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) C++
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.41%) Delphi
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.56%) C
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
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Posted: 9 days ago