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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.05% 0.53% 4.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.84% 3.45% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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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
57 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.84% 15.51% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 16
Average daily rate £350 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (69.57%) Unit Testing
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) C#
6 12 (52.17%) .NET
7 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (39.13%) MVC
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
10 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
10 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (34.78%) System Testing
10 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
10 8 (34.78%) CRM
10 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
11 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
13 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (17.39%) MS Access
13 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 4 (17.39%) VB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) MS Access
6 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Toad
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 8 (34.78%) CRM Developer
3 6 (26.09%) MI Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Unit Testing
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) CRM
4 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) System Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
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