The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wolverhampton region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 13.33%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £215
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 £33.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.03%
Development Applications Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.96% 13.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £265 £175 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -18.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft