The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.92% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 3.57% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £405 - -
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 Bracknell with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 28 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 8.26% 10.07% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
Median daily rate £450 £513 £141
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +262.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £303
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 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Ticket Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Ticket Management
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP