The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.16% 3.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
Visual Studio
Staffordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.81% 16.13% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £320 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
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 £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Visual Studio
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WF
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) DevExpress
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