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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
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
19 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.93% 3.27% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 11
Median daily rate £425 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £285 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 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 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle