The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 4.17%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.32% -2.14%
Visual Studio
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Development Applications Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 11.63% 16.67% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Visual Studio
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft