The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Warrington 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 21 15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 1.91% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category - 33.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.94% 5.73% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £340 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £370 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
Cheshire

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 12 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript