Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 22 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 33 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.44% 5.28% 3.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 56.90% 30.51% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Portsmouth median daily rate £330 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £308 £400 £325
90th Percentile £413 £438 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +67.69% -42.02%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 58 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 18.35% 17.30% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 20
Portsmouth median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £311 £281 £263
90th Percentile £413 £464 £539
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year - +7.64% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -13.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £31.87 £11.80
90th Percentile £46.48 £48.75 £42.55
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (78.79%) .NET
3 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
3 26 (78.79%) MVC
4 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (75.76%) CSS
4 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (57.58%) HTML
5 19 (57.58%) XML
6 18 (54.55%) Ajax
6 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (51.52%) Web Services
8 15 (45.45%) Web Development
8 15 (45.45%) SDLC
9 14 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (42.42%) REST
9 14 (42.42%) Kendo UI
9 14 (42.42%) TypeScript
9 14 (42.42%) Telerik
9 14 (42.42%) OOP
10 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
11 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (36.36%) JSON
11 12 (36.36%) SQL
12 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 11 (33.33%) jQuery
12 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (30.30%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (30.30%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SNMP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) IMAP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) DTS
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (12.12%) NetBeans
3 4 (12.12%) StarTeam
4 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 13 (39.39%) C# Developer
4 11 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) XML
4 18 (54.55%) Ajax
5 17 (51.52%) Web Services
6 14 (42.42%) Kendo UI
6 14 (42.42%) REST
7 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
8 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (36.36%) JSON
9 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (33.33%) jQuery
10 10 (30.30%) LINQ
10 10 (30.30%) LINQ to SQL
11 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (18.18%) RequireJS
14 5 (15.15%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) MVC
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) SDLC
3 15 (45.45%) Web Development
4 14 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (42.42%) OOP
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) API Development
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
10 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) TypeScript
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Lua
7 3 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Telerik