The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - - 11.43%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
Manchester

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

Development Applications Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 30.23% - 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 10
Average daily rate £370 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Visual Studio
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) C