The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.57% 1.33% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.10% 8.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.12% 15.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 26 6
Average daily rate £400 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (61.90%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) Web Development
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 9 (42.86%) TDD
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) OOP
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) Infragistics
7 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (38.10%) MDX
7 8 (38.10%) ReSharper
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (28.57%) SDLC
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (38.10%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) MDX
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Web Development
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) OOP
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 6 (28.57%) SDLC
7 5 (23.81%) Bug Management
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Web Design
9 1 (4.76%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Infragistics
3 1 (4.76%) Google
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