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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 1.07% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 10.53% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
28 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.04% 10.16% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 8
Average daily rate £450 £275 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) GMP
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) MSI
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VB Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) AOP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GMP
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
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