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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.63% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.23% 7.32% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £313 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £281 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £439 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Visual Studio
Berkshire

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
71 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.75% 8.61% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 57
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 3 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) LINQ
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) V-Model
7 2 (22.22%) Open Source
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) CSS3

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Bower
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) DCOM
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Contact Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) DSDM
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mercator
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