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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 1.74% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 13.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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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
98 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.39% 13.04% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 12
Average daily rate £380 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) IronPython
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) XHTML
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (30.77%) InfoPath
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Telerik
6 4 (30.77%) Content Management
7 3 (23.08%) Modbus
7 3 (23.08%) WebSockets
7 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) InfoPath
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Modbus
1 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) MQTT
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) XHTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) WebSockets
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) IronPython
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) VC++
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Telerik
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Nintex
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