The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.07% 0.46% 3.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.78% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Development Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.73% 3.21% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 3 6
Average daily rate £400 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £314 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
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