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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.37% 0.68% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.47% 6.25% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £413 £388 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £208 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
Visual Studio
South East

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
85 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.41% 10.81% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 31
Median daily rate £450 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £273 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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
Oxford +6 7 - - 1
Abingdon - 1 £175 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (55.56%) Content Management
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) XSLT
3 10 (55.56%) CMS
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) e-Learning
6 4 (22.22%) Windows CE
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Perforce
8 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Firmware
8 2 (11.11%) C
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

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 10 (55.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (22.22%) HTML Developer
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) XML Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) XSLT
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows CE
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Content Management
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago