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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 23 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 3.81% 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.54% 17.13% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 15
Median daily rate £550 £280 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
241 356 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.67% 22.22% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 249 93
Median daily rate £413 £388 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (26.83%) Puppet
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (24.39%) Ansible
8 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
8 10 (24.39%) jQuery
8 10 (24.39%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
8 10 (24.39%) Resource Management
9 9 (21.95%) XML
10 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) DNS

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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) VPN
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MS Access
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
3 2 (4.88%) PowerPivot
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SSDT
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.44%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Gatling
2 5 (12.20%) JMeter
2 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (9.76%) The Grinder
3 4 (9.76%) VisualVM
3 4 (9.76%) YourKit
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Local Government
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Development Officer
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
3 10 (24.39%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
6 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.63%) JSON
6 6 (14.63%) REST
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
6 6 (14.63%) WSDL
6 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
6 6 (14.63%) XSLT
7 5 (12.20%) NHibernate
7 5 (12.20%) SignalR
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Public Cloud
1 8 (19.51%) Replication
2 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (26.83%) TDD
3 10 (24.39%) Resource Management
4 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (19.51%) Release Management
5 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.07%) Service Management
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 6 (14.63%) Workflow
7 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (9.76%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 4 (9.76%) VBScript
7 3 (7.32%) Delphi
8 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CISSP
1 1 (2.44%) CLAS
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) AppDynamics
4 4 (9.76%) Dynatrace
4 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 4 (9.76%) New Relic
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Nintex
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