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 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 40 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.59% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.87% 14.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 1
Median daily rate £406 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +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
115 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.19% 7.25% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 25
Median daily rate £358 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 February 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 +15 18 £413 +6.45%
Chippenham - 4 £350 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 36 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
4 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
5 22 (61.11%) Windows
5 22 (61.11%) jQuery
6 21 (58.33%) HTML
7 19 (52.78%) IIS
7 19 (52.78%) Finance
8 18 (50.00%) CMS
8 18 (50.00%) Content Management
8 18 (50.00%) CSS
8 18 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (50.00%) Sitecore
9 17 (47.22%) Ajax
9 17 (47.22%) Sass
10 16 (44.44%) Web Development
10 16 (44.44%) XSLT
10 16 (44.44%) Apple
10 16 (44.44%) W3C
11 15 (41.67%) Internet
12 14 (38.89%) ActionScript
12 14 (38.89%) Flash
12 14 (38.89%) User Experience
13 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
14 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
15 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (25.00%) SQL

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 19 (52.78%) IIS
2 18 (50.00%) CMS
2 18 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) MS Access
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (8.33%) PowerPivot
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) NuGet
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) PVCS
5 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Database Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) DBA
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Web Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
3 22 (61.11%) jQuery
4 21 (58.33%) HTML
5 18 (50.00%) CSS
6 17 (47.22%) Ajax
6 17 (47.22%) Sass
7 16 (44.44%) XSLT
8 14 (38.89%) Flash
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
9 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
10 4 (11.11%) HTML5
10 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) LINQ
11 3 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) W3C
2 14 (38.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) RIA
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Content Management
2 16 (44.44%) Web Development
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.89%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.89%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) High Availability
6 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Workflow
9 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) ActionScript
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.56%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) VB6
9 1 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (44.44%) Apple
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) IBM