The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 27 47
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.50% 3.62% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.53% 25.45% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Average daily rate £376 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
Visual Studio
North East

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

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
133 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.47% 14.21% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 37 21
Average daily rate £425 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 18 £376 +33.51% 9
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) CRM
5 12 (44.44%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
6 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
6 11 (40.74%) ADO.NET
7 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) CSS
8 8 (29.63%) IIS
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (25.93%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) C++
10 6 (22.22%) COBOL
10 6 (22.22%) Perl
10 6 (22.22%) VBA
10 6 (22.22%) DB2

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) CICS
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
1 6 (22.22%) SSL
1 6 (22.22%) WinSCP
2 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (22.22%) DB2
5 6 (22.22%) Easytrieve
5 6 (22.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
3 10 (37.04%) CRM Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Developer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Architect
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) XML
4 12 (44.44%) Web Services
5 11 (40.74%) ADO.NET
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) ISPF
10 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.41%) SAML
11 2 (7.41%) SOAP
12 1 (3.70%) CSS3
12 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
12 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (3.70%) RESTful
12 1 (3.70%) WCF
12 1 (3.70%) XHTML
12 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 6 (22.22%) VSAM
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) CRM
2 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
2 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
5 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 6 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) CLIST
3 6 (22.22%) COBOL
3 6 (22.22%) JCL
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) REXX
3 6 (22.22%) VBA
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) CA
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Micro Focus
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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Rate: £250.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £375 per day
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