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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.39% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 54.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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 Solihull region.

Development Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.41% 5.85% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £550 £356 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
2 16 (94.12%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (88.24%) jQuery
3 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) HTML
4 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 14 (82.35%) XML
5 13 (76.47%) SOAP
5 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
5 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (70.59%) WCF
7 11 (64.71%) StructureMap
7 11 (64.71%) NServiceBus
7 11 (64.71%) Broadband
7 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
7 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
8 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) XAML
9 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) SOA

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 (64.71%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 15 (88.24%) jQuery
4 14 (82.35%) XML
5 13 (76.47%) SOAP
6 12 (70.59%) WCF
7 11 (64.71%) StructureMap
8 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.76%) WPF
9 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) Breeze.js
9 1 (5.88%) Durandal
9 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft