The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Cheshire
Rank 36 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.61% 1.24% 2.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 8.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Median daily rate £325 £413 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £302 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £503 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 134 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.48% 15.07% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 84 47
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £515 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 6 £388 +28.09% 3
Chester +3 1 £225 -37.93% 3
Macclesfield -3 1 £300 -11.76% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £376 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (31.82%) Workflow
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) CRM
6 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
7 6 (27.27%) Business Development
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (22.73%) WPF
8 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) User Stories
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
2 7 (31.82%) CRM Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) WPF
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.64%) WinForms
7 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) WF
8 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
2 7 (31.82%) Workflow
3 6 (27.27%) Business Development
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Management
8 1 (4.55%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) X++
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware GSX
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MOM
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) NetApp
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Xilinx
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