The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.77% 1.55% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 11.11% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
58 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.22% 13.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 29
Median daily rate £420 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Boomi
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SSIS Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware