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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 19 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 2.53% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.07% 14.71% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 9
Median daily rate £348 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
313 238 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.61% 17.23% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 128
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (27.50%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) Spring
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
8 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) JIRA
9 7 (17.50%) WCF
9 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (15.00%) YourKit
10 6 (15.00%) AppDynamics
10 6 (15.00%) Dynatrace
10 6 (15.00%) Gatling
10 6 (15.00%) The Grinder
10 6 (15.00%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (15.00%) Scala
10 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.00%) New Relic
10 6 (15.00%) VisualVM
10 6 (15.00%) Python
10 6 (15.00%) VBScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) Moodle
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) MS Access
5 2 (5.00%) EDRMS
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
2 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Gatling
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) JMeter
3 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (15.00%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (15.00%) The Grinder
3 6 (15.00%) VisualVM
3 6 (15.00%) YourKit
4 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
5 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.00%) StyleCop
5 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Java Development Manager
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (17.50%) WCF
3 7 (17.50%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 5 (12.50%) SignalR
5 5 (12.50%) WinForms
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
6 4 (10.00%) Spring Integration
6 4 (10.00%) WSDL
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) MVVM
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Test Management
5 3 (7.50%) User Stories
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Kanban
6 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (15.00%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) Scala
5 6 (15.00%) VBA
5 6 (15.00%) VBScript
6 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
1 1 (2.50%) CLAS
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) AppDynamics
3 6 (15.00%) Dynatrace
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) New Relic
4 4 (10.00%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
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