The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 33 26
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Visual Studio
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.30% 8.28% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
Median daily rate £338 £350 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Liverpool region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Liverpool region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle