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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.47% 2.26% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 10.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
41 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.07% 22.56% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 13
Average daily rate £335 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP