The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.03% - 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 100.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
Visual Studio
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.03% 2.94% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Visual Studio
Top 27 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe