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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.09% 1.22% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.03% 9.09% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £281 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
131 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.26% 13.37% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 30 21
Average daily rate £415 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 25 (86.21%) C#
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) XML
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 12 (41.38%) CRM
5 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
5 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
6 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 8 (27.59%) IIS
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) CICS
10 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
10 6 (20.69%) CA
10 6 (20.69%) REXX
10 6 (20.69%) MVS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) CICS
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) FTP
1 6 (20.69%) SSL
1 6 (20.69%) WinSCP
2 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (20.69%) DB2
4 6 (20.69%) Easytrieve
4 6 (20.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.34%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Developer
3 10 (34.48%) CRM Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Architect
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) XML
4 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 11 (37.93%) ADO.NET
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) ISPF
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) SAML
10 2 (6.90%) SOAP
11 1 (3.45%) CSS3
11 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.45%) HTML5
11 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.45%) RESTful
11 1 (3.45%) XHTML
11 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
1 6 (20.69%) VSAM
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) MVS
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) CRM
1 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
2 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) CLIST
4 6 (20.69%) COBOL
4 6 (20.69%) JCL
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) REXX
4 6 (20.69%) VBA
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) CA
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Micro Focus
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago