The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 29 June 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 > Devon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.19% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 2.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median daily rate £325 - -
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £13.00 -
South West median hourly rate £57.50 £42.45 -
% change year-on-year +35.45% -  

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 Devon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 72 35 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 21.36% 15.02% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 24 67
Devon median daily rate £425 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.78% -19.37%  
10th Percentile £338 £244 £305
90th Percentile £466 £475 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Devon median hourly rate £33.75 £22.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.35% -  
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £37.74
% change year-on-year +10.11% +11.28%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Devon

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Devon

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Devon

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 2 £325 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) TestRail
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft