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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 78 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 41 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.94% 1.89% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.36% 12.65% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
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
307 253 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.50% 14.94% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 153 105
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -23 29 £325 +1.96% 19
Bradford -6 6 £281 +10.29% 2
Huddersfield - 2 £400 - 3
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (80.49%) C#
2 53 (64.63%) .NET
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
5 33 (40.24%) MVC
6 31 (37.80%) SQL
7 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (31.71%) HTML
8 26 (31.71%) SharePoint
8 26 (31.71%) jQuery
9 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
10 23 (28.05%) CSS
11 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (17.07%) Oracle
15 13 (15.85%) WinForms
15 13 (15.85%) TDD
15 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
15 13 (15.85%) Office 365
15 13 (15.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (15.85%) WCF
15 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (14.63%) Web Services
16 12 (14.63%) OO
17 11 (13.41%) Intranet
17 11 (13.41%) VB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (31.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SAS
5 2 (2.44%) CMS
5 2 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) MS Access
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.66%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.44%) Toad
3 2 (2.44%) NUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.22%) Moq
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Hudson
4 1 (1.22%) MorphX
4 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (75.61%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (17.07%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.10%) MI Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Mobile Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Tester
9 3 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.44%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.44%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (64.63%) .NET
2 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 26 (31.71%) jQuery
3 26 (31.71%) HTML
4 23 (28.05%) CSS
5 13 (15.85%) WinForms
5 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.85%) WCF
5 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (14.63%) Web Services
7 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (12.20%) XML
9 8 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (8.54%) Ajax
11 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.88%) XSLT
12 4 (4.88%) SOAP
13 3 (3.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) MVC
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.85%) TDD
4 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (14.63%) OO
6 11 (13.41%) Scrum
7 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.10%) SDLC
12 4 (4.88%) Product Management
12 4 (4.88%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.88%) UML
13 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
13 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) C#
2 31 (37.80%) SQL
3 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.41%) VB
6 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.54%) VB6
7 4 (4.88%) VBA
7 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.88%) C++
7 4 (4.88%) Java
8 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.66%) XPath
9 2 (2.44%) C
10 1 (1.22%) X++
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Kofax
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Telerik
5 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Nintex
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