Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 18 November 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.41% 4.34% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 27.38% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 35 13
Coventry median daily rate - £386 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.96% -6.90%
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £163
% change year-on-year -4.00% +130.77% -53.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 £22.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +31.82% -12.87% -

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 Coventry with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 119 168 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.21% 15.86% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 49
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +23.08% -12.16%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £180
90th Percentile £525 £473 £428
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +81.82% -45.44%
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.83%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Coventry

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Coventry

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (66.67%) Micro Focus
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Micro Focus
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism