Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.37% 3.45% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.00% 10.87% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Cheltenham median daily rate £550 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £525 £388 £313
90th Percentile £575 £413 £338
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - £45.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £36.50 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.52% +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 50 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 29.59% 31.72% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 32
Cheltenham median daily rate £443 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £294 £245 £276
90th Percentile £575 £428 £535
Gloucestershire median daily rate £488 £420 £411
% change year-on-year +16.07% +2.13% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £39.00 £42.75 £34.38
90th Percentile £50.50 £60.00 £53.13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -1.16%

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 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (75.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik