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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.22% 3.33% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.34% 38.18% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 6
Median daily rate £315 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
94 55 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.40% 8.72% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 51
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 +10 12 £315 -25.88% 2
Chippenham -4 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Salisbury - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 14 (48.28%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) IIS
6 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) HTTP
10 7 (24.14%) MVC
10 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (24.14%) XML
10 7 (24.14%) JSON
10 7 (24.14%) RESTful
11 6 (20.69%) SOAP
11 6 (20.69%) SSL
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (17.24%) ITIL
12 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.24%) jQuery
12 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
13 4 (13.79%) WPF

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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (24.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
4 3 (10.34%) NUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) PVCS
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Build Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) JSON
4 7 (24.14%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 5 (17.24%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) WPF
7 4 (13.79%) XSD
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.34%) WCF
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.90%) CSS
9 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (3.45%) Dapper ORM
10 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.90%) Tandem
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) V-Model
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Ada
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.90%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Nintex
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) RedGate
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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