The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 0.78% - 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
Visual Studio
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
34 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.56% 25.00% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 3
Average daily rate £425 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft