Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 19 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.21% 1.41% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.80% 6.84% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £333 £303 £281
90th Percentile £440 £390 £388
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +6.51% -
10th Percentile £56.25 £27.50 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £62.50 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £23.78 £38.63
% change year-on-year +73.08% -38.45% -18.68%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 118 190 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.02% 20.63% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 104 127
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £278 £277 £316
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £26.25 £35.53
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.38 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.13
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.74% +13.60%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 7 £350 - 1
Cheltenham +11 6 £375 +11.11% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 5 (23.81%) Google
8 5 (23.81%) WPF
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (23.81%) React
9 4 (19.05%) VBScript
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 3 (14.29%) Avionics
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) React
4 5 (23.81%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Angular 2
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (14.29%) MVVM
6 3 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) VBScript
7 3 (14.29%) XAML
8 2 (9.52%) Groovy
8 2 (9.52%) Python
8 2 (9.52%) Ruby
8 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
8 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (9.52%) VBA
9 1 (4.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (14.29%) ESRI
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) CyberSource
4 1 (4.76%) Jitterbit
4 1 (4.76%) Sage