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 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 - 32 28
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 1.06% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.33% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
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
93 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.07% 12.68% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 26 17
Median daily rate £413 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £458 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft