The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £32.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
Visual Studio
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.28% 10.82% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 1
Average daily rate £275 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Kentico
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) CMS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft