The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.52% 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 9.09% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Development Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.86% 4.17% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate £360 £265 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -35.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.45 - £22.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 - £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 - £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Alcester - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) DHTML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) VBScript
6 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
6 3 (33.33%) Google
6 3 (33.33%) Automotive
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) DHTML
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) SOAP
8 1 (11.11%) MDX
8 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
8 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
8 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) XPath
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Motorola