The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.90% 3.75% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% 27.27% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£330 £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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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 Solihull region.

Development Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.29% 13.75% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate £330 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Visual Studio
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WCAG
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) gulp
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
1 2 (66.67%) gulp
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WCAG