The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 St Albans 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Development Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.33% 6.67% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Hertfordshire

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 8 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL