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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 34 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.66% 2.29% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.57% 22.58% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £343 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -25.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +25.00%

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
21 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.80% 10.13% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Median daily rate £375 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £23.80 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 5 £343 -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) COBOL
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) Micro Focus
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (10.00%) Ninject
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) COBOL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft