The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.96% 3.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Development Applications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 19.26% 5.45% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (60.00%) XACML
3 3 (60.00%) SPML
3 3 (60.00%) OpenID
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) OAuth
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) SAML
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) SMACSS
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) SAML
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) OAuth
3 3 (60.00%) XACML
3 3 (60.00%) SPML
3 3 (60.00%) OpenID
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) SMACSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe