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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 26 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.96% 0.73% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.49% 8.20% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 11
Median daily rate £315 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £358 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £418 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +8.00%
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
102 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.55% 8.94% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 38
Median daily rate £339 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 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 - 16 £315 - 1
Chippenham -3 3 £388 +10.71%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) Web Services
4 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) C#
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
7 18 (46.15%) HTML
8 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 14 (35.90%) IIS
10 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 13 (33.33%) Windows
11 12 (30.77%) C++
11 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
12 11 (28.21%) XML
13 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
14 9 (23.08%) Subversion
14 9 (23.08%) JSON
14 9 (23.08%) Web Development
14 9 (23.08%) RESTful
14 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (23.08%) HTML5
14 9 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (23.08%) MS Office
15 8 (20.51%) HTTP
15 8 (20.51%) SSL
15 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
16 7 (17.95%) MVC
17 6 (15.38%) Finance

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 14 (35.90%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
1 8 (20.51%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 3 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) PVCS
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET
3 22 (56.41%) Web Services
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 9 (23.08%) JSON
7 9 (23.08%) RESTful
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) SOAP
11 4 (10.26%) WPF
11 4 (10.26%) XSD
12 3 (7.69%) CSS
12 3 (7.69%) FFmpeg
12 3 (7.69%) MFC
13 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
13 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 3 (7.69%) Video Editing
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Tandem
3 2 (5.13%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Web Development
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) V-Model
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) System Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 12 (30.77%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Ada
6 3 (7.69%) C
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Nintex
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) RedGate
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.56%) VMware