The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.00% - 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
Visual Studio
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.00% 5.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
County Antrim - 1 £475 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) MorphX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MorphX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft