The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.86% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.86% 14.29% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
70 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.22% 4.05% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 6 21
Average daily rate £325 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £383 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
Tyne and Wear

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
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