The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% - 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £275
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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.40% 5.34% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
Average daily rate £425 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Middlesex region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Visual Studio
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft