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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 49 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.06% 3.44% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.71% 18.00% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 5
Median daily rate £313 £321 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £267 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
205 300 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.58% 19.11% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 195 104
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.44 - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
4 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
9 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.45%) TDD
9 11 (22.45%) MVC
9 11 (22.45%) VMware
9 11 (22.45%) VPN
9 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (22.45%) Puppet
9 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (20.41%) Ansible
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.41%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.41%) CSS
10 10 (20.41%) Resource Management
10 10 (20.41%) Release Management
11 9 (18.37%) SharePoint

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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) VPN
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) MS Access
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Power BI
7 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
7 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.08%) SSDT
8 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
8 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.33%) Grunt
2 8 (16.33%) gulp
2 8 (16.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) Gatling
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.16%) Back Office
1 4 (8.16%) Local Government
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Development Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
3 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
3 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
5 8 (16.33%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) HTML
6 7 (14.29%) LESS
6 7 (14.29%) Sass
6 7 (14.29%) SignalR
7 6 (12.24%) Angular 2
7 6 (12.24%) jQuery
7 6 (12.24%) RxJS
8 4 (8.16%) JSON
8 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 4 (8.16%) WSDL
8 4 (8.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Public Cloud
1 8 (16.33%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) Release Management
4 10 (20.41%) Resource Management
5 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.29%) Service Management
6 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.24%) DevOps
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (8.16%) Delphi
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Nintex
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