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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.44% 1.45% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.88% 23.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £28.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
32 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.15% 6.10% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 2 - - 6
Nuneaton - 1 £338 -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) LINQ
6 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (25.00%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) Micro Focus
9 2 (16.67%) SUSE
9 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Log4j
2 1 (8.33%) Log4Net
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
8 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) LINQ
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (33.33%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
8 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (8.33%) J2EE
8 1 (8.33%) Spring
8 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) SUSE
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle