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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 67 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 34 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 1.98% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.53% 11.02% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 24
Median daily rate £325 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
234 354 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.19% 17.97% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 208 156
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 29 £318 -12.41% 11
Huddersfield - 2 £355 -
Wakefield - 2 £413 - 2
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) C#
3 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 27 (44.26%) .NET Framework
4 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (36.07%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
8 18 (29.51%) MVC
8 18 (29.51%) CSS
8 18 (29.51%) SharePoint
9 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
10 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
11 15 (24.59%) Entity Framework
12 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
13 13 (21.31%) HTML
13 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (19.67%) Grunt
14 12 (19.67%) gulp
14 12 (19.67%) XML
15 11 (18.03%) Windows
15 11 (18.03%) SignalR
15 11 (18.03%) Jasmine
15 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
16 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
16 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (16.39%) Sass
16 10 (16.39%) LESS
16 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
17 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (29.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) InfoPath
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
1 4 (6.56%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) MS Access
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.67%) Grunt
2 12 (19.67%) gulp
3 11 (18.03%) Jasmine
4 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) MSTest
6 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.92%) Android Studio
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium
8 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.64%) Gatling
9 1 (1.64%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) Moq
9 1 (1.64%) NUnit
9 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (9.84%) Back Office
2 5 (8.20%) Local Government
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
7 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Development Officer
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) .NET Framework
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
5 15 (24.59%) Entity Framework
6 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (21.31%) HTML
8 12 (19.67%) XML
9 11 (18.03%) SignalR
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.39%) LESS
10 10 (16.39%) Sass
11 8 (13.11%) Angular 2
12 7 (11.48%) REST
12 7 (11.48%) RxJS
12 7 (11.48%) SOAP
12 7 (11.48%) XSLT
13 6 (9.84%) jQuery
13 6 (9.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) Manual Testing
4 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) SOA
7 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Release Management
7 6 (9.84%) Web Development
8 5 (8.20%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.20%) Kanban
8 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.20%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Workflow
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 8 (13.11%) Java
6 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.20%) Delphi
8 4 (6.56%) C
8 4 (6.56%) C++
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (4.92%) Python
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
1 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Magma
5 1 (1.64%) Nintex
5 1 (1.64%) Sage
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day
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