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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.48% 1.42% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 11.43% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £390 £301 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.78% +3.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
108 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.65% 12.46% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 26 21
Median daily rate £413 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) IaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) CRM Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Code Coverage
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat