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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 23.33% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 70.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 33.33% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.54 £31.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £37.50 £36.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yeovil 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 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 31 May 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 Yeovil region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (64.29%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) MFC
4 9 (64.29%) STL
5 8 (57.14%) SDLC
6 6 (42.86%) UML
7 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) FrameMaker
8 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) C
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 2 (14.29%) MS Office
11 1 (7.14%) Oracle
11 1 (7.14%) VB
11 1 (7.14%) Finance
11 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (7.14%) Validation
11 1 (7.14%) Military
11 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 1 (7.14%) Use Case

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yeovil 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) FrameMaker
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) MFC
1 9 (64.29%) STL
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Management
5 4 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle