The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.68% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.38% 8.40% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 7
Median daily rate £381 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
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 Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wirral - 3 - -
Liverpool +9 2 - - 3
Southport - 2 £388 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Nintex
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WF
5 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (27.27%) Intranet
5 3 (27.27%) Internet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WF
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) BPEL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Nintex
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
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