The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 85 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.32% 2.12% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.61% 10.94% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £282 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £381 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.98%
Visual Studio
Tyne and Wear

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

Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 128 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.36% 19.36% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 88 59
Median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £30.00
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 8 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) IIS
7 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 8 (44.44%) VMware
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (38.89%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (27.78%) MVC
10 5 (27.78%) Java
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) HTML
11 4 (22.22%) HP
11 4 (22.22%) ETL
11 4 (22.22%) DNS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) MSI
2 4 (22.22%) NMock
2 4 (22.22%) WiX
3 1 (5.56%) Bower
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NuGet
3 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Development Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (16.67%) Xamarin
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks