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 3 months to 23 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.09% 2.31% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.13% 12.79% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £316 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £540 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 62 86 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 19.14% 18.07% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 72 64
Median daily rate £363 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £42.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.75 £43.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Gloucester +2 5 £350 -41.66%
Cheltenham +6 2 £400 +23.07%
Cirencester - 1 £325 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (41.67%) React
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) HTML5
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) UML
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) ESRI
9 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
9 2 (16.67%) XAML

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 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (41.67%) React
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
6 1 (8.33%) LESS
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) SignalR
6 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) MVVM
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) XAML
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) ESRI
3 1 (8.33%) Kofax
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) RedGate
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago