Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.85% 4.19% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 28.57% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Bath median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £413 £269 £269
90th Percentile £438 £425 £366
Somerset median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - £39.25

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 65 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 30.09% 14.66% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 17
Bath median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £263
90th Percentile £521 £460 £438
Somerset median daily rate £403 £350 £354
% change year-on-year +15.00% -1.06% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bath median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £47.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year -6.88% +20.38% +12.14%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bath

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik