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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.13% - 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.33% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£150 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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
30 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.12% 4.08% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 16
Average daily rate £300 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £322 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.22 £38.78 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015. 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
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Apple

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
1 1 (14.29%) Google