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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 2.11% 2.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.21% 12.34% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
132 154 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.08% 17.07% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 121
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 48 (92.31%) C#
3 39 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (63.46%) SQL Server
5 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.69%) SQL
7 17 (32.69%) WCF
7 17 (32.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (30.77%) HTML
8 16 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (26.92%) MVC
9 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
9 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 14 (26.92%) CSS
9 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (23.08%) Web Services
12 11 (21.15%) OO
13 9 (17.31%) XML
13 9 (17.31%) Workflow
13 9 (17.31%) WF
14 8 (15.38%) InfoPath
14 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.46%) WinForms
15 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (13.46%) SharePoint Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (32.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (13.46%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.38%) InfoPath
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Intranet
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (63.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.62%) EDRMS
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) MSTest
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.77%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 39 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.69%) WCF
4 16 (30.77%) HTML
5 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
6 12 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (17.31%) XML
7 9 (17.31%) WF
8 7 (13.46%) LINQ
8 7 (13.46%) WinForms
8 7 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
10 4 (7.69%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.77%) HTML5
11 3 (5.77%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (5.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.92%) Blog
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) MVC
3 11 (21.15%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Workflow
5 6 (11.54%) OOP
5 6 (11.54%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) User Stories
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.85%) BDD
9 2 (3.85%) ATDD
9 2 (3.85%) Test Management
10 1 (1.92%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Online Marketing
10 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) Delphi
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
1 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Kofax
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
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