Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.66% 1.92% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.82% 9.52% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Watford median daily rate £350 - £225
10th Percentile £288 - £213
90th Percentile £438 - £238
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £281
% change year-on-year +14.29% +24.44% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 57 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.62% 20.19% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 8
Watford median daily rate £538 £394 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.51% +31.25% -24.05%
10th Percentile £325 £264 £192
90th Percentile £569 £538 £529
Hertfordshire median daily rate £444 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +9.57% +1.25% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -3.98% -12.00% +53.85%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) SharePoint
1 14 (82.35%) Workflow
1 14 (82.35%) REST
1 14 (82.35%) Office 365
1 14 (82.35%) Nintex
1 14 (82.35%) SharePoint 2013
1 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio Code
2 13 (76.47%) jQuery
2 13 (76.47%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) Law
3 11 (64.71%) Sony
3 11 (64.71%) CAML
3 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) React
4 4 (23.53%) Redux
5 3 (17.65%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) SQL

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 14 (82.35%) SharePoint
1 14 (82.35%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio Code
2 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) React Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) REST
2 13 (76.47%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) CAML
4 4 (23.53%) React
4 4 (23.53%) Redux
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) RequireJS
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) ISMS
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) API Development
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Nintex
2 11 (64.71%) Sony
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft