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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.44% 7.96% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 37.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £195 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21 24 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 25.61% 21.24% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 26 June 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 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Sybase
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Docker

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Release Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Telerik