The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.85% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Development Applications Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 23.08% 4.55% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £320 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wolverhampton region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Visual Studio
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD