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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 102 54 86
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +32
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.68% 3.24% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 18.50% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £439 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
313 319 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.20% 17.51% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 203 156
Average daily rate £363 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
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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
Southampton -12 3 £375 -
Portsmouth 0 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Yateley - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 26 (60.47%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (53.49%) Windows
5 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
6 20 (46.51%) SQL
7 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
7 16 (37.21%) Web Services
8 14 (32.56%) HTML
9 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
10 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (23.26%) XML
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (20.93%) MS Office
12 9 (20.93%) C++
12 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.93%) WCF
13 8 (18.60%) Scrum
14 7 (16.28%) Finance
14 7 (16.28%) Web Development
14 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
14 7 (16.28%) CSS
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 7 (16.28%) jQuery
15 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
15 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
15 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
15 6 (13.95%) SOAP
15 6 (13.95%) SOA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.30%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.33%) SSDT
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.98%) NUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.65%) MSI
6 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) WiX
7 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.33%) XMLSpy
7 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Classic ASP Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (4.65%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) Web Services
3 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
5 10 (23.26%) XML
6 9 (20.93%) WCF
7 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
7 7 (16.28%) jQuery
7 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 6 (13.95%) SOAP
8 6 (13.95%) Ajax
9 3 (6.98%) WinForms
9 3 (6.98%) wxWidgets
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.98%) Classic ASP
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.65%) MFC
10 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 2 (4.65%) Validation
8 2 (4.65%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Process Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Delphi
6 4 (9.30%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) XPath
9 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.33%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Lotus
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Serena
3 2 (4.65%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.33%) Nintex
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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