Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 47
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 0.39% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.72% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Shropshire median daily rate - £400 -
West Midlands median daily rate £351 £369 £163
% change year-on-year -4.95% +126.92% -53.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 £22.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +31.82% -12.87% -24.63%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 132 174 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 33.59% 22.42% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 74 14
Shropshire median daily rate £515 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.85% +1.85% -3.91%
10th Percentile £395 £314 £335
90th Percentile £605 £504 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Shropshire