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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 35 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.58% 2.05% 2.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.20% 11.52% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £365 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -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
216 217 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.92% 17.83% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 127 49
Average daily rate £360 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -65.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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 22 May 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 22 May 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 53 (91.38%) C#
2 36 (62.07%) .NET
3 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (44.83%) MVC
5 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
6 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
7 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
8 21 (36.21%) CSS
8 21 (36.21%) SQL
8 21 (36.21%) HTML
9 20 (34.48%) jQuery
10 19 (32.76%) T-SQL
11 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
12 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (22.41%) Office 365
15 12 (20.69%) Intranet
16 11 (18.97%) OO
16 11 (18.97%) TDD
16 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
16 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (17.24%) Scrum
17 10 (17.24%) WinForms
18 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (15.52%) User Experience
18 9 (15.52%) Sitecore

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.45%) NUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.72%) Moq
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.72%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) MorphX
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 17 (29.31%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Mobile Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) CRM Developer
10 1 (1.72%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
3 21 (36.21%) CSS
3 21 (36.21%) HTML
4 20 (34.48%) jQuery
5 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (17.24%) WinForms
7 8 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (13.79%) WCF
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) Ajax
9 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.90%) XML
11 3 (5.17%) WF
12 2 (3.45%) LINQ
12 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) MVC
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.97%) OO
4 11 (18.97%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (17.24%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Product Management
10 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Test Management
11 2 (3.45%) OOP
11 2 (3.45%) CRM
11 2 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.79%) VB
6 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.07%) VB6
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Sitecore
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) Kofax
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
4 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
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