The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Warwickshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.95% 0.44% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 8.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.05% 5.31% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £242 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
Studley - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Kofax
4 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Kofax