The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.86% - 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.14% 8.86% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 14 10
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
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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 28 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) ASN.1
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) wxWidgets
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MFC
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) UML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) wxWidgets
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) MFC
4 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) AOP
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Nintex
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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