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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 36 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 26 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.68% 1.64% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.42% 20.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 0
Median daily rate £370 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
111 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.72% 8.22% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 19
Median daily rate £338 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
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 £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +14 21 £373 +24.16% 1
Chippenham - 5 £350 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (76.67%) .NET
4 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (63.33%) Windows
6 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (56.67%) Finance
7 17 (56.67%) jQuery
8 16 (53.33%) HTML
9 15 (50.00%) IIS
10 14 (46.67%) CSS
10 14 (46.67%) CMS
10 14 (46.67%) Content Management
10 14 (46.67%) Ajax
10 14 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (46.67%) Sitecore
11 13 (43.33%) Web Development
11 13 (43.33%) Sass
11 13 (43.33%) XSLT
11 13 (43.33%) Apple
11 13 (43.33%) W3C
11 13 (43.33%) Internet
12 12 (40.00%) ActionScript
12 12 (40.00%) Flash
12 12 (40.00%) User Experience
13 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (30.00%) SQL
15 8 (26.67%) SQL Server

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 15 (50.00%) IIS
2 14 (46.67%) CMS
2 14 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) MS Access
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (10.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) DB2
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
3 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) NuGet
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Web Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (56.67%) jQuery
4 16 (53.33%) HTML
5 14 (46.67%) Ajax
5 14 (46.67%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) Sass
6 13 (43.33%) XSLT
7 12 (40.00%) Flash
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) RESTful
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.67%) LINQ
10 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) W3C
2 12 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Content Management
2 13 (43.33%) Web Development
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
5 5 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) ActionScript
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (6.67%) VB6
9 1 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Sitecore
2 13 (43.33%) Apple
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft