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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.31% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 3.45% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
80 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.77% 20.21% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 30
Median daily rate £515 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
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%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik