The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.08% 1.04% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Development Applications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 12.50% 7.29% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
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