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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% - 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £325 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +24.03%

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
23 35 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.20% 13.31% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 59
Median daily rate £338 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 25 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) SignalR
2 1 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) MapR
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin