Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 46 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.50% 2.68% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.09% 15.13% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 8
Swindon median daily rate £378 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.84% -21.25% +185.71%
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £315 £363
% change year-on-year +19.05% -13.10% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50

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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 109 119 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 14.87% 17.73% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 62
Swindon median daily rate £400 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.39% +4.73%
10th Percentile £312 £308 £288
90th Percentile £500 £528 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -40.00% +31.58%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Swindon

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Swindon

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) CMS
5 4 (36.36%) Apple
5 4 (36.36%) W3C
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Content Management
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) ReSharper
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) SQL

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Kentico
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) ReSharper
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) NuGet
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ
7 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) PDA
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Apple
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire