The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 50 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.99% 2.57% 2.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 20.00% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 16
Average daily rate
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£280 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
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%
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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
325 130 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.44% 12.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 85 115
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 55 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 49 (57.65%) C#
3 45 (52.94%) .NET
4 44 (51.76%) E-Commerce
4 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (44.71%) SQL
6 35 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (40.00%) jQuery
8 33 (38.82%) MVC
9 31 (36.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (25.88%) Test Management
12 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
12 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (22.35%) Manual Testing
13 19 (22.35%) Scrum
14 18 (21.18%) TDD
15 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 15 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (16.47%) Sitecore
18 13 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
18 13 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
19 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
21 10 (11.76%) Oracle
21 10 (11.76%) WinForms
21 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.35%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) WAN
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
1 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.76%) Selenium
2 10 (11.76%) eggPlant
2 10 (11.76%) Appium
3 5 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 4 (4.71%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.35%) MSTest
6 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.18%) Moq
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) NUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) NSubstitute
General
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.94%) Analyst
4 21 (24.71%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Tester
6 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Mobile Web Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.35%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (2.35%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) .NET
2 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 34 (40.00%) jQuery
4 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 15 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (11.76%) WinForms
9 8 (9.41%) Web Services
9 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.06%) HTML
11 6 (7.06%) WCF
11 6 (7.06%) CSS
12 4 (4.71%) JSON
12 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.71%) Dapper ORM
13 2 (2.35%) HTML5
13 2 (2.35%) Ajax
14 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) E-Commerce
1 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) MVC
3 22 (25.88%) Test Management
4 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 19 (22.35%) Manual Testing
5 19 (22.35%) Scrum
6 18 (21.18%) TDD
7 13 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Product Management
10 9 (10.59%) ETL
10 9 (10.59%) OO
11 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
12 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.88%) Automation Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Mobile Development
13 5 (5.88%) Web Testing
14 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (57.65%) C#
2 38 (44.71%) SQL
3 35 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.41%) VB
5 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.24%) VB6
5 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.35%) C++
6 2 (2.35%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) VBA
7 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) ISEB
2 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Sitecore
3 10 (11.76%) Tableau
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
4 1 (1.18%) Nintex
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) Sage
4 1 (1.18%) Telerik
4 1 (1.18%) Kaspersky
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