The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
111 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.00% 10.32% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 1
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL