Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 18 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.82% 3.92% 2.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 27.27% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Watford median daily rate £425 £248 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.72% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £290 £243 £213
90th Percentile £448 £250 £320
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £38.00

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 Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 55 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.67% 14.38% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 13
Watford median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £326 £263 £223
90th Percentile £555 £575 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 £50.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -46.77% +1.52% +36.55%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Watford

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Watford

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Watford over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) CAML
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 3 (50.00%) Nintex
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (33.33%) SSDT
3 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CAML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Nintex
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sony