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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Somerset / Bath
Rank 12 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.98% 1.43% 5.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.09% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.36% +19.50%  

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 23 4 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 26.74% 5.71% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £308 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Ext JS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity

Visual Studio
Top Related 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
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (37.50%) Ext JS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) 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%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
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%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) VMware