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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 49 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.28% 1.06% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 8.23% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
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
392 243 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.21% 12.86% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 142 116
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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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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
Farnborough - 15 £419 -
Basingstoke -2 7 £353 +8.46% 1
Southampton -11 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Portsmouth - 4 £309 - 4
Aldershot - 1 - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 58 (76.32%) C#
1 58 (76.32%) .NET
2 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 33 (43.42%) SQL
4 28 (36.84%) Windows
4 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 25 (32.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (31.58%) Oracle
7 21 (27.63%) XML
7 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
8 20 (26.32%) VB.NET
9 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
11 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database
12 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
12 15 (19.74%) Scrum
13 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
13 14 (18.42%) Web Services
14 13 (17.11%) Data Structures
15 12 (15.79%) HTML
16 11 (14.47%) SmartPlant
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
18 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
18 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (11.84%) MS Access
18 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.32%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) SmartPlant
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) SSL
3 3 (3.95%) S/MIME
3 3 (3.95%) SMTP
3 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.95%) FTP
3 3 (3.95%) Modbus
3 3 (3.95%) MQTT
4 2 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) Extranet
4 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (11.84%) MS Access
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.58%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.63%) SSDT
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) Xcode
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Programmer
4 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Tester
10 2 (2.63%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (2.63%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (76.32%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) XML
3 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.42%) Web Services
5 12 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.53%) Silverlight
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (9.21%) jQuery
8 7 (9.21%) WinForms
9 6 (7.89%) CSS
9 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.58%) WCF
10 5 (6.58%) Classic ASP
11 4 (5.26%) HTML5
12 3 (3.95%) WebSockets
12 3 (3.95%) Ajax
12 3 (3.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.21%) Open Source
3 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.58%) PKI
4 4 (5.26%) Life Science
5 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) Scrum
3 9 (11.84%) MVC
3 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
5 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.89%) ETL
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) TDD
6 5 (6.58%) UML
6 5 (6.58%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) CRM
7 4 (5.26%) OOD
8 3 (3.95%) Process Management
8 3 (3.95%) Test Management
8 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Content Management
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) C#
2 33 (43.42%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.53%) Python
7 8 (10.53%) XAML
8 6 (7.89%) IronPython
9 5 (6.58%) C++
10 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.26%) VB
11 3 (3.95%) Java
12 2 (2.63%) C
12 2 (2.63%) Delphi
12 2 (2.63%) VC++
13 1 (1.32%) VBA
13 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.58%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Intergraph
4 5 (6.58%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Telerik
5 2 (2.63%) Apple
5 2 (2.63%) Nintex
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
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