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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.67% 0.56% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.12% 10.00% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £281 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft