The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.10% 1.43% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 12.28% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £390 £328 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% -5.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.01% +11.42%
Visual Studio
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 South Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.28% 11.63% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 44 28
Median daily rate £413 £388 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +27.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £477 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 4 £390 +27.86% 3
Doncaster +8 2 £250 - 3
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) MSI
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) MSI
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) CRM Developer
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Code Coverage
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat