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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 38 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.82% 0.57% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 4.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.42% +19.57%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 42 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.81% 11.93% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £508 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Coventry

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Marionette.js
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Event Store
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) RavenDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) C# Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Marionette.js
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin