The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.89% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 13.04% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £315 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Visual Studio
Wiltshire

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

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
53 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.77% 9.89% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 28
Median daily rate £345 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swindon region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 18 (90.00%) .NET
1 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
3 15 (75.00%) IIS
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) RESTful
5 10 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) JSON
7 8 (40.00%) SOAP
7 8 (40.00%) HTTP
7 8 (40.00%) SSL
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) XML
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) WPF
11 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (20.00%) XSD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
1 8 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) NuGet
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Developer
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 1 (5.00%) ASP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) VB Developer
8 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
1 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) RESTful
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) XSD
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) VMware