The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Shropshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.74% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.62% 5.88% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 16
Average daily rate £250 £369 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +20.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ludlow - - - -
Telford - - - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle