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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.87% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Development Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.54% 4.23% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) DHTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) XPath

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) DHTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Apple
1 4 (57.14%) Google
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