The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.20% 0.68% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 3.85% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Visual Studio
South Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 78 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.83% 17.81% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 8
Median daily rate £450 £490 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Marionette.js
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Kentico
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Marionette.js
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft