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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.99% 0.54% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 11.11% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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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
37 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.32% 4.84% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 2
Average daily rate £340 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Modernizr
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft