Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 13 December 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.45% 0.92% 1.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 4.08% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Cheltenham median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.95%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +23.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +27.78% +6.51% -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 40 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 27.59% 22.58% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 34
Cheltenham median daily rate £381 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -3.32% -8.06%
10th Percentile £271 £308 £316
90th Percentile £544 £560 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +4.35% -5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £43.13 £33.00 £40.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Avionics
3 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (60.00%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (60.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CA Agile Central