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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 1.03% 15.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
15 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 15.46% 38.46% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £420 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport 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 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 6 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++