The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 94 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 1.58% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.23% 16.33% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 19
Median daily rate £358 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £208 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £390
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 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
Visual Studio
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
189 147 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 9.67% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 84 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 42 (89.36%) C#
2 40 (85.11%) .NET
3 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (48.94%) Web Development
6 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
6 20 (42.55%) HTML
7 19 (40.43%) CSS
8 18 (38.30%) MVC
9 17 (36.17%) Subversion
10 16 (34.04%) Telerik
10 16 (34.04%) Silverlight
10 16 (34.04%) XAML
10 16 (34.04%) Unix
11 15 (31.91%) Linux
11 15 (31.91%) Python
11 15 (31.91%) Scala
11 15 (31.91%) HTML5
11 15 (31.91%) Ruby
12 14 (29.79%) Visualisation
12 14 (29.79%) HTTP
12 14 (29.79%) Mac OS X
12 14 (29.79%) SQL
12 14 (29.79%) Web Design
12 14 (29.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
15 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
16 8 (17.02%) jQuery
16 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Moq
4 3 (6.38%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 20 (42.55%) C# Developer
4 17 (36.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Silverlight Developer
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) XAML Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) CSS
4 16 (34.04%) Silverlight
5 15 (31.91%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.02%) jQuery
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (6.38%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
11 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
11 3 (6.38%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.26%) XML
12 2 (4.26%) XSLT
13 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Unix
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Web Development
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (29.79%) Web Design
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.89%) OOP
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (10.64%) SOLID
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Time Management
10 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) XAML
4 15 (31.91%) Python
4 15 (31.91%) Ruby
4 15 (31.91%) Scala
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Telerik
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.26%) BEA
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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