Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 113 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 69 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.80% 1.49% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.99% 12.53% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 40
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -0.74%
10th Percentile £337 £313 £275
90th Percentile £499 £438 £415
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £43.00 £42.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +0.79% +21.90%
10th Percentile £37.50 £33.45 £37.41
90th Percentile £53.13 £46.00 £46.92
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%

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 691 423 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.06% 11.93% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 223 399
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.82% +1.64%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £525 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £394
% change year-on-year +12.36% +1.71% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +16.00%
10th Percentile £37.58 £25.58 £25.64
90th Percentile £47.50 £71.84 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.91% +19.33%

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 26 May 2018.

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
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 26 May 2018. 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
Southampton +9 11 £450 +22.03% 1
Portsmouth -10 9 £355 +9.23% 6
Hook +14 8 £400 +20.48%
Havant +7 8 - - 3
Winchester - 7 £400 - 1
Basingstoke -11 3 £425 - 1
Andover -2 2 £425 +6.25%
Fareham -11 2 £400 +3.23% 4
Eastleigh -5 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 49 (71.01%) C#
2 38 (55.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (37.68%) .NET
4 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (33.33%) jQuery
6 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.99%) SharePoint
8 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
8 19 (27.54%) SQL
8 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
9 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 17 (24.64%) HTML
10 17 (24.64%) XML
11 16 (23.19%) CSS
11 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
12 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
12 14 (20.29%) MVC
13 12 (17.39%) Windows
13 12 (17.39%) HTML5
14 11 (15.94%) IIS
14 11 (15.94%) C++
15 10 (14.49%) NUnit
15 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
15 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
16 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
16 9 (13.04%) Linux
17 8 (11.59%) C

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 20 (28.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.94%) IIS
3 8 (11.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (7.25%) CMS
6 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (4.35%) Apache
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) Office 365
3 3 (4.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) PuTTY
2 6 (8.70%) SNMP
3 5 (7.25%) Internet
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
5 2 (2.90%) 4G
5 2 (2.90%) AMQP
5 2 (2.90%) PPP
5 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) Impala
4 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.35%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (55.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.49%) NUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Selenium
4 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.70%) JIRA
5 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.90%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.90%) GDB
7 2 (2.90%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.45%) MSI
8 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 9 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) OSS Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Architect
8 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) .NET
2 23 (33.33%) jQuery
3 17 (24.64%) HTML
3 17 (24.64%) XML
4 16 (23.19%) CSS
5 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
6 12 (17.39%) HTML5
7 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.70%) CSS3
8 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.25%) Ajax
9 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.25%) React
9 5 (7.25%) WCF
9 5 (7.25%) WPF
10 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Animation
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Unix
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) VMS
6 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) MVC
3 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.59%) Workflow
6 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Coaching
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.80%) Decision-Making
9 4 (5.80%) Logistics
9 4 (5.80%) OOD
9 4 (5.80%) Release Management
9 4 (5.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C#
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.94%) C++
6 8 (11.59%) C
7 5 (7.25%) Java
7 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.80%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
1 3 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (1.45%) Kibana
2 1 (1.45%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.80%) ComArch
4 3 (4.35%) Telerik
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.90%) Borland
5 2 (2.90%) Databricks
5 2 (2.90%) ILOG
6 1 (1.45%) Freescale
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Lotus
6 1 (1.45%) Nintex
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) Renesas