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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.06% 1.73% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.10% 20.37% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 4
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
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
83 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.71% 8.48% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 17
Median daily rate £335 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 26 June 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 - 17 £315 - 2
Chippenham -7 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Salisbury - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) IIS
5 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
5 13 (41.94%) C#
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) MS Office
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) JSON
7 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 9 (29.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (25.81%) HTTP
8 8 (25.81%) SSL
8 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (22.58%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) XML
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) SOAP
12 4 (12.90%) XSD

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 14 (45.16%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
1 8 (25.81%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (29.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) NetBeans
2 3 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) NUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) PVCS
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Developer
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
2 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) JSON
4 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 4 (12.90%) WPF
8 4 (12.90%) XSD
9 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.45%) WCF
11 1 (3.23%) Ajax
11 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) Tandem
1 2 (6.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) V-Model
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Ada
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.45%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Nintex
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) RedGate
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago