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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 40 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 2.73% 2.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.47% 19.86% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 16
Average daily rate
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£328 £311 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £370 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +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
297 146 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.28% 13.76% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 101 101
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 49 (70.00%) C#
2 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 45 (64.29%) .NET
4 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
4 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (45.71%) jQuery
6 31 (44.29%) SQL
6 31 (44.29%) MVC
7 28 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
9 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (25.71%) TDD
13 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (21.43%) Scrum
15 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 13 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
17 12 (17.14%) Sitecore
17 12 (17.14%) Test Management
18 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
18 11 (15.71%) WinForms
18 11 (15.71%) OO
18 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
19 10 (14.29%) Oracle
19 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
20 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
20 9 (12.86%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.14%) Selenium
2 5 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
3 4 (5.71%) Appium
4 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) MorphX
6 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.43%) Moq
6 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
General
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
1 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Test Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Team Leader
7 7 (10.00%) Tester
7 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Mobile Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.86%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
11 2 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 32 (45.71%) jQuery
4 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (15.71%) WinForms
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) CSS
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.43%) HTML
10 7 (10.00%) WCF
11 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.71%) Ajax
12 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
13 3 (4.29%) Dapper ORM
13 3 (4.29%) JSON
13 3 (4.29%) XML
14 2 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) MVC
3 28 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 15 (21.43%) Scrum
6 12 (17.14%) Test Management
6 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.71%) OO
8 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.00%) Product Management
11 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.71%) ETL
12 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Mobile Development
13 3 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) C#
2 31 (44.29%) SQL
3 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.43%) VB
6 7 (10.00%) VB6
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) X++
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Sitecore
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Tableau
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) Nintex
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Sage
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik
5 1 (1.43%) Kaspersky
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