The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 24 June 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 / Worcestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 2.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire - 10.53% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £365 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Worcestershire

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

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Assembla
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Post-Production
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Assembla
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
Worcester, Worcestershire
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