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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.50% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 46.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
28 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.30% 15.08% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
Median daily rate £538 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -2.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 14 (77.78%) XML
5 13 (72.22%) SOAP
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (66.67%) WCF
7 11 (61.11%) StructureMap
7 11 (61.11%) NServiceBus
7 11 (61.11%) Broadband
7 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
7 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
8 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) SOLID
9 3 (16.67%) WPF
9 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
9 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (16.67%) MVVM
9 3 (16.67%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 11 (61.11%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
4 14 (77.78%) XML
5 13 (72.22%) SOAP
6 12 (66.67%) WCF
7 11 (61.11%) StructureMap
8 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 3 (16.67%) WPF
9 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.56%) Breeze.js
9 1 (5.56%) Durandal
9 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
9 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) MVVM
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) SOLID
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft