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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.01% 1.85% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.82% 26.92% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £370 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -
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 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
78 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.49% 6.86% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 18
Median daily rate £366 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £403 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 5 December 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 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (64.29%) IIS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) Content Management
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) CMS
7 5 (35.71%) Apple
7 5 (35.71%) W3C
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
7 5 (35.71%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (28.57%) Sass
8 4 (28.57%) User Experience

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 (64.29%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (21.43%) PowerPivot
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) NuGet
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) Flash
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) W3C
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Content Management
1 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) VB6
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Apple
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) VMware