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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.65% 0.97% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.10% 6.49% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £306 £330 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.01% +11.42%
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
124 77 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.61% 15.01% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 49
Median daily rate £325 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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
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 3 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 24 (70.59%) .NET
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
5 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
6 17 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (47.06%) XML
7 16 (47.06%) Linux
8 15 (44.12%) Web Services
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
10 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET
11 12 (35.29%) Java
12 11 (32.35%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
12 11 (32.35%) CRM
13 10 (29.41%) Unix
13 10 (29.41%) Windows
13 10 (29.41%) SQL
13 10 (29.41%) HP UFT
13 10 (29.41%) LoadRunner
13 10 (29.41%) Facilita Forecast
13 10 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
13 10 (29.41%) QA
13 10 (29.41%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
14 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (26.47%) HP SiteScope
14 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking

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 (23.53%) IIS
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) CICS
2 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) FTP
1 6 (17.65%) SSL
1 6 (17.65%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (17.65%) DB2
4 6 (17.65%) Easytrieve
4 6 (17.65%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) ObjectStore
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Facilita Forecast
1 10 (29.41%) HP UFT
1 10 (29.41%) LoadRunner
2 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 9 (26.47%) CRM Developer
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Tester
8 4 (11.76%) Tester
9 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
11 1 (2.94%) .NET Architect
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) XML
4 15 (44.12%) Web Services
5 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET
6 9 (26.47%) HTML
7 6 (17.65%) ISPF
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) ActiveX
10 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) SAML
11 1 (2.94%) CSS3
11 1 (2.94%) HTML5
11 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.94%) RESTful
11 1 (2.94%) SOAP
11 1 (2.94%) XHTML
11 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 6 (17.65%) VSAM
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
4 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 11 (32.35%) CRM
3 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.88%) MVC
10 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.88%) Web Development
11 1 (2.94%) Migration
11 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) VB
6 6 (17.65%) Assembly Language
6 6 (17.65%) C++
6 6 (17.65%) CLIST
6 6 (17.65%) COBOL
6 6 (17.65%) JCL
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) REXX
6 6 (17.65%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) CA
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.94%) HP
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