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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.78% 1.32% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 27.27% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.13% -2.14%
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
25 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.46% 4.82% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 2014. 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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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 -4 1 - -
Atherstone - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft