The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.81% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 2.86% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

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

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 105 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.32% 28.38% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 72 31
Average daily rate £350 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Telerik
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Extranet
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) RAD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XHTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Telerik
2 1 (20.00%) Nintex
2 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago