The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.66% 1.50% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.08% 21.57% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £370 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £363 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Visual Studio
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 51 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.50% 6.94% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 34 35
Median daily rate £375 £340 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £396 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wiltshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Swindon +9 10 £370 +34.54% 1
Chippenham -3 2 £315 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 21 (84.00%) C#
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) HTML
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Web Development
6 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) Windows
7 11 (44.00%) HTML5
8 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (40.00%) IIS
8 10 (40.00%) C++
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
10 7 (28.00%) Ajax
10 7 (28.00%) Subversion
10 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) CMS
11 6 (24.00%) XSLT
11 6 (24.00%) Apple
11 6 (24.00%) W3C
11 6 (24.00%) Internet
11 6 (24.00%) CSS
11 6 (24.00%) Content Management
11 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 10 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Moq
6 1 (4.00%) NuGet
6 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) HTML5
6 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (36.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Ajax
9 6 (24.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) XSLT
10 5 (20.00%) Flash
10 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) Sass
10 5 (20.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (12.00%) FFmpeg
12 3 (12.00%) MFC
12 3 (12.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (24.00%) W3C
3 5 (20.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) Streaming Video
4 3 (12.00%) Video Editing
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Web Development
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) ActionScript
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) VB6
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Apple
2 6 (24.00%) Sitecore