The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 41 20
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.39% 3.50%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.17% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.01% +11.42%
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Development Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.06% 18.11% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 23
Median daily rate £320 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Visual Studio
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft