The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.67% - 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.63% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.99% 9.76% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 9
Median daily rate £428 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.78 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.21% -47.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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

1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik