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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.69% - 5.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£298 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
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
8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.50% 4.35% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £355 £442 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% +17.08%
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 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft