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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.13% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £311 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.54% 13.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £314 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery

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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XPath