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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.08% 0.88% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 9.59% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
92 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.92% 9.22% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 39
Median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £5.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 +6 3 £315 -21.25% 3
Chippenham - 3 £388 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 25 (78.13%) Web Services
5 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) HTML
6 20 (62.50%) C#
7 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
8 15 (46.88%) IIS
9 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
9 12 (37.50%) RESTful
9 12 (37.50%) HTML5
10 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
10 11 (34.38%) Windows
11 10 (31.25%) MVC
11 10 (31.25%) XML
11 10 (31.25%) C++
11 10 (31.25%) MS Office
11 10 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (28.13%) Web Development
12 9 (28.13%) JSON
12 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
12 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (25.00%) jQuery
13 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 8 (25.00%) SOAP
13 8 (25.00%) HTTP
13 8 (25.00%) SSL
14 7 (21.88%) Client/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 (46.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) NuGet
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Developer
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
10 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 25 (78.13%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) HTML5
5 12 (37.50%) RESTful
6 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) XML
8 9 (28.13%) JSON
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (25.00%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.63%) WPF
11 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.50%) XSD
12 3 (9.38%) FFmpeg
12 3 (9.38%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) Streaming Video
2 3 (9.38%) Video Editing
3 2 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.13%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 10 (31.25%) C++
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) VB6
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Nintex
3 1 (3.13%) RedGate
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) VMware