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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 25 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.44% 2.61% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.23% 13.26% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £319 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Visual Studio
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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
130 181 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.67% 19.65% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 122 137
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £412 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 49 (98.00%) .NET
2 46 (92.00%) C#
3 37 (74.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
5 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (52.00%) SharePoint
7 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (38.00%) WCF
9 17 (34.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (32.00%) VB.NET
10 16 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (32.00%) HTML
11 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (30.00%) MVC
12 14 (28.00%) CSS
12 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
13 13 (26.00%) Web Services
13 13 (26.00%) SQL
14 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (22.00%) OO
16 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (18.00%) WF
17 9 (18.00%) XML
17 9 (18.00%) Workflow
18 8 (16.00%) WinForms
18 8 (16.00%) LINQ
18 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Server
19 7 (14.00%) InfoPath

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 26 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (34.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (12.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Intranet
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.00%) EDRMS
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) MSTest
3 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) .NET
2 37 (74.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.00%) WCF
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (28.00%) CSS
6 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 9 (18.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) WF
8 8 (16.00%) LINQ
8 8 (16.00%) WinForms
9 7 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.00%) Ajax
10 5 (10.00%) jQuery
11 4 (8.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.00%) HTML5
12 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.00%) Blog
1 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) Workflow
5 6 (12.00%) OOP
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.00%) User Stories
9 2 (4.00%) ATDD
9 2 (4.00%) BDD
9 2 (4.00%) Test Management
10 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Online Marketing
10 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) VB.NET
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Delphi
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Kofax
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
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