The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wiltshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.62% 1.91% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.51% 22.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £600 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +146.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £395 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £700 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.60% 8.67% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 29
Average daily rate £350 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £268 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 6 £140 -75.11% 1
Chippenham - 4 £350 - 4
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 5 (20.83%) Silverlight
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (16.67%) REST
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) Silverlight
5 4 (16.67%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) LAMP
6 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ESRI
4 1 (4.17%) DevExpress
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