The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 91 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 16 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 1.76% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.00% 11.18% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Median daily rate £288 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £282 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £381 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £7.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.98%
Visual Studio
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
200 152 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.29% 15.73% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 98 69
Median daily rate £375 £448 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £7.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.03% -75.83%
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 the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Tyne and Wear -32 15 £285 -12.30% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) IIS
6 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) ETL
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) EDMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) MSI
2 4 (17.39%) NMock
2 4 (17.39%) WiX
3 1 (4.35%) Bower
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) NuGet
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Development Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Development Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.70%) WPF
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.35%) Node.js
9 1 (4.35%) REST
9 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VC++
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSD
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
4 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Spiceworks
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter