The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hove region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 16.67% - 4.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 80.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.03%
Development Applications Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 20.83% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Visual Studio
East Sussex

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA