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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.77% 1.81% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.15% 17.65% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
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
33 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.08% 10.24% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 25
Average daily rate £332 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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 -11 3 - - 2
Chippenham - - - -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) HTML5
7 8 (36.36%) CSS3
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) CMS
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
10 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
10 5 (22.73%) XSLT
10 5 (22.73%) MySQL
10 5 (22.73%) LAMP
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Content Management
10 5 (22.73%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) Qt
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) Multithreading

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Hudson
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) CSS3
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
8 5 (22.73%) XSLT
8 5 (22.73%) LAMP
8 5 (22.73%) WCF
8 5 (22.73%) Qt
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) Sass
10 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Content Management
2 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
1 3 (13.64%) WCAG
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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