The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Rochdale 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 50.00%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
Manchester

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

Visual Studio
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Xcelsius
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL