The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.92% - 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.89%
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 Halifax region.

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.21% 3.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £281 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -14.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Visual Studio
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#