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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 3.80% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 16.67% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
Visual Studio
Oxfordshire

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
106 84 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.78% 22.83% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 24
Median daily rate £434 £395 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
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 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 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) CMS
2 7 (87.50%) Content Management
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) e-Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Xamarin

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 7 (87.50%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) XML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin