The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 1.16% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.41% 10.09% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £313 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
78 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.14% 11.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 82 59
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Bower
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) Grunt
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Bower
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Programmer
4 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) DCOM
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) MAPI
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mercator
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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