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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.84% 2.34% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 26.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
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
18 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.53% 8.77% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 14
Average daily rate £403 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £380 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft