The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +4.66%
Visual Studio
Northamptonshire

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

Development Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.60% 12.20% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 8
Median daily rate £500 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
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%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ASP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS