The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 1.67% - 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +4.28% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69%  

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 11.67% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Welwyn Garden City

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell