The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 15 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.96% 2.70% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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

Development Applications Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 49.02% 5.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript