Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 January 2019 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 109 112
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 94 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.47% 1.40% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.46% 9.78% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 31
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +15.94%
10th Percentile £282 £273 £300
90th Percentile £550 £416 £456
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22.30 £42.03 £31.35
90th Percentile £39.50 £54.25 £49.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -5.88%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 820 501 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.58% 14.32% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 274 303
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £319 £290 £286
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25.41 £40.00 £31.68
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.35 £56.10
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -6.82%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Visual Studio in Hampshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Portsmouth -19 23 £350 +3.70% 3
Havant +4 15 £525 +47.89% 1
Southampton -21 11 £431 +11.29% 8
Eastleigh - 10 - -
Farnborough - 9 £456 - 2
Hook -2 2 £375 +50.00%
Basingstoke -2 2 - - 3
Gosport - 2 £375 -
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Winchester -5 1 £350 -15.15% 1
Fareham -10 1 - - 5
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (54.26%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.00%) C#
4 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
5 37 (39.36%) SQL
5 37 (39.36%) .NET
6 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (36.17%) JavaScript
8 27 (28.72%) HTML
8 27 (28.72%) DevOps
9 26 (27.66%) MVC
10 25 (26.60%) Windows
11 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
11 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
13 21 (22.34%) CSS
14 20 (21.28%) Linux
14 20 (21.28%) Scrum
14 20 (21.28%) PaaS
14 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 20 (21.28%) IaaS
15 19 (20.21%) JSON
16 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (19.15%) Web Services
17 16 (17.02%) Analytics
17 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
17 16 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (17.02%) Waterfall
17 16 (17.02%) Terraform
18 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 13 (13.83%) IIS
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.28%) IaaS
2 20 (21.28%) PaaS
3 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.19%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.06%) npm
6 1 (1.06%) Office 365
6 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) DNS
1 12 (12.77%) Internet
2 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) Kerberos
3 7 (7.45%) SSL
3 7 (7.45%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.32%) SNMP
5 4 (4.26%) IMAP
5 4 (4.26%) PuTTY
5 4 (4.26%) SMTP
6 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.19%) HTTP
7 2 (2.13%) Broadband
8 1 (1.06%) ICMP
8 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Data Lake
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.51%) Power BI
6 7 (7.45%) HDInsight
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.26%) Big Data
7 4 (4.26%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.26%) MySQL
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.19%) DTS
8 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.19%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 16 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (7.45%) Fiddler
6 4 (4.26%) InstallShield
7 3 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (3.19%) Selenium
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.19%) webpack
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) Protractor
8 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.06%) Appium
9 1 (1.06%) Grunt
9 1 (1.06%) NUnit
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Automotive
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.45%) Administrator
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (4.26%) OSS Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Tester
11 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) .NET
2 27 (28.72%) HTML
3 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
3 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET
5 21 (22.34%) CSS
6 19 (20.21%) JSON
7 18 (19.15%) Web Services
8 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
8 14 (14.89%) HTML5
8 14 (14.89%) WCF
8 14 (14.89%) XML
9 12 (12.77%) .NET Core
9 12 (12.77%) jQuery
9 12 (12.77%) LINQ
10 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
11 9 (9.57%) Redux
12 8 (8.51%) RESTful
12 8 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (12.77%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
1 12 (12.77%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.45%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) W3C
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 20 (21.28%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) DevOps
3 26 (27.66%) MVC
4 20 (21.28%) Scrum
5 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.02%) Analytics
6 16 (17.02%) Waterfall
7 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.77%) API Development
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.70%) OO
10 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.64%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (9.57%) Migration
11 9 (9.57%) TDD
12 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (8.51%) Data Management
12 8 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 34 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.26%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) Perl
6 4 (4.26%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.13%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
1 5 (5.32%) MCSE
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Terraform
2 12 (12.77%) Ansible
2 12 (12.77%) CloudForms
2 12 (12.77%) SCOrch
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Telerik
3 7 (7.45%) Trend Micro
4 4 (4.26%) Databricks
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) ComArch
7 1 (1.06%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau