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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 104 94 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -42
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.85% 1.03% 3.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 6.34% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
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
324 331 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.23% 16.19% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 193 151
Average daily rate £365 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 6 £333 - 1
Basingstoke -8 4 £269 -23.21% 1
Winchester -13 1 £415 +3.75% 2
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (51.28%) C#
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) C++
8 10 (25.64%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) Telerik
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
10 8 (20.51%) IIS
10 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) SDLC
11 7 (17.95%) OOD
11 7 (17.95%) XML
11 7 (17.95%) XHTML
12 6 (15.38%) OO
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 6 (15.38%) VB
12 6 (15.38%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) Content Management
12 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) InfoPath
3 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Intranet
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
1 3 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) MS Access
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SSDT
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.56%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Programmer
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 7 (17.95%) XML
6 7 (17.95%) XHTML
7 5 (12.82%) Ajax
7 5 (12.82%) Silverlight
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (7.69%) Qt
9 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (7.69%) FusionCharts
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (5.13%) SOAP
10 2 (5.13%) REST
11 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
11 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (2.56%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (2.56%) Physics
6 1 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) SDLC
3 7 (17.95%) OOD
4 6 (15.38%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) Content Management
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Data Security
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.13%) Process Management
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Information Management
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) VBA
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Telerik
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) Intergraph
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.56%) Aquila
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