Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 20 July 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 101 85
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 39 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.28% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.78% 5.58% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 16
Bristol median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% +18.33%
10th Percentile £324 £319 £289
90th Percentile £471 £456 £394
South West median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +19.40% -25.56%

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 283 233 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 16.51% 12.73% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 165 190
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £275
90th Percentile £493 £491 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Bristol median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +12.61% +7.83%
10th Percentile £34.18 £34.15 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £41.70
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.39
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.67% -0.29%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bristol

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Bristol

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Bristol

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 29 (74.36%) HTML
3 29 (74.36%) CSS
3 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
4 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 21 (53.85%) C#
6 18 (46.15%) WCF
7 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
8 15 (38.46%) CRM
8 15 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (35.90%) MVC
9 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
10 13 (33.33%) jQuery
11 12 (30.77%) Scrum
12 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (25.64%) OO
14 9 (23.08%) OOD
14 9 (23.08%) SOAP
14 9 (23.08%) Oracle
14 9 (23.08%) JSON
14 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
14 9 (23.08%) REST
14 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
14 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (17.95%) Finance
16 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SAS EBI
6 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) NuGet
4 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) WiX
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) CRM Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 13 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Agile .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Developer
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET Web API
2 29 (74.36%) CSS
2 29 (74.36%) HTML
3 21 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 18 (46.15%) WCF
5 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (23.08%) JSON
8 9 (23.08%) REST
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
9 5 (12.82%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.13%) React
11 2 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) CRM
3 14 (35.90%) MVC
4 12 (30.77%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) OO
6 9 (23.08%) OOD
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
9 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
10 3 (7.69%) TDD
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (5.13%) MVVM
11 2 (5.13%) Release Management
11 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Web Development
11 2 (5.13%) Workflow
12 1 (2.56%) Full Text Search
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
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