The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yeovil region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 23.81% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 66.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
Visual Studio
Somerset

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

Development Applications Category
Yeovil
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 35.71% 76.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £42.35 £37.00 £33.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £33.32 £30.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yeovil region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Yeovil

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yeovil region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Yeovil

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yeovil

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yeovil 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 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) MFC
4 9 (69.23%) STL
5 8 (61.54%) SDLC
6 6 (46.15%) UML
7 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
8 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (30.77%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) FrameMaker
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) C
9 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (15.38%) MS Office
11 1 (7.69%) Oracle
11 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 1 (7.69%) VB
11 1 (7.69%) OO
11 1 (7.69%) Finance
11 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
11 1 (7.69%) Validation
11 1 (7.69%) Military
11 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
11 1 (7.69%) Multithreading

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yeovil by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yeovil 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) FrameMaker
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (30.77%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) MFC
1 9 (69.23%) STL
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
5 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle