The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 8.51% - 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Development Applications Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 15.96% 6.25% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.75 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Qt
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Qt
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle