The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 76 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.41% 2.14% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.39% 16.67% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 25
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £258 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 216 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.57% 12.83% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 133 152
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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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
Leeds -6 50 £280 -4.27% 12
Bradford +8 20 £325 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 71 (60.68%) SQL Server
2 65 (55.56%) C#
3 63 (53.85%) .NET
4 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
5 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (43.59%) SQL
6 51 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (38.46%) MVC
8 44 (37.61%) E-Commerce
9 43 (36.75%) T-SQL
10 42 (35.90%) ASP.NET
11 38 (32.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (31.62%) jQuery
13 27 (23.08%) Test Scripting
14 26 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (18.80%) Test Management
16 21 (17.95%) Manual Testing
16 21 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
17 19 (16.24%) TDD
17 19 (16.24%) Scrum
17 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
18 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
19 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
20 16 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 15 (12.82%) Oracle

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) SAS
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.71%) Node.js
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.42%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (60.68%) SQL Server
2 38 (32.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.42%) MS Access
8 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.55%) Selenium
2 10 (8.55%) eggPlant
2 10 (8.55%) Appium
3 5 (4.27%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.56%) Toad
6 2 (1.71%) MSTest
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.85%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Developer
2 36 (30.77%) Analyst
3 31 (26.50%) .NET Developer
4 29 (24.79%) Test Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 8 (6.84%) CRM Developer
8 7 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.13%) MI Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Mobile Web Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.42%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.85%) .NET
2 42 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 37 (31.62%) jQuery
4 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (9.40%) WinForms
9 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.69%) HTML
10 9 (7.69%) Web Services
11 8 (6.84%) CSS
12 7 (5.98%) WCF
13 6 (5.13%) Entity Framework
13 6 (5.13%) XML
14 4 (3.42%) JSON
14 4 (3.42%) Dapper ORM
15 3 (2.56%) HTML5
15 3 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.46%) MVC
3 44 (37.61%) E-Commerce
4 27 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 22 (18.80%) Test Management
6 21 (17.95%) Manual Testing
6 21 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (16.24%) TDD
7 19 (16.24%) Scrum
8 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (9.40%) Integration Testing
12 10 (8.55%) Regression Testing
12 10 (8.55%) OO
12 10 (8.55%) CRM
13 9 (7.69%) ETL
13 9 (7.69%) Product Management
14 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) C#
2 51 (43.59%) SQL
3 43 (36.75%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.26%) VB
5 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.98%) VB6
7 6 (5.13%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Java
8 5 (4.27%) VBA
9 4 (3.42%) C
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) XPath
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) ISEB
2 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 14 (11.97%) Sitecore
4 10 (8.55%) Tableau
5 4 (3.42%) Lotus
5 4 (3.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.85%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.85%) Nintex
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