The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 1.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 5.71% 1.27%
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 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
147 105 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.70% 19.92% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 52
Median daily rate £488 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.57%
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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Oxford -2 1 - - 2
Witney - 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) Web Development
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (30.00%) Perl
7 3 (30.00%) C++
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) SSDT
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SSDT
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (20.00%) NuGet
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Report Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) DHTML
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) MDX
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) API Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) C++/CLI
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Perforce
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Telerik