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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.37% 0.92% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 15.00% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £315 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £425 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
44 20 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.50% 6.13% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 43
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £324 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 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 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) IIS
3 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) WPF
7 4 (23.53%) XSD
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) V-Model
8 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center

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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Build Manager
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) ASP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) XSD
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) Tandem
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) V-Model
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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