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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 18 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.61% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 10.48% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 18
Median daily rate £363 £323 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £257 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £341
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
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
353 315 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.30% 15.41% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 205 167
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -22 14 £375 +18.11% 6
Wakefield - 4 £306 - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (27.27%) Oracle
8 14 (25.45%) WCF
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
9 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
10 12 (21.82%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) MVC
11 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 10 (18.18%) Java
12 10 (18.18%) Spring
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
13 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
13 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (16.36%) JIRA
13 9 (16.36%) XML
14 8 (14.55%) Windows
14 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
14 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
15 7 (12.73%) WinForms
15 7 (12.73%) Maven
15 7 (12.73%) QA
16 6 (10.91%) Selenium
16 6 (10.91%) Ruby

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 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) Moodle
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) MS Access
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) EDRMS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.36%) JIRA
2 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
3 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.73%) Maven
5 6 (10.91%) Gatling
5 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.91%) JMeter
5 6 (10.91%) LoadRunner
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (10.91%) The Grinder
5 6 (10.91%) VisualVM
5 6 (10.91%) YourKit
6 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.64%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.64%) StyleCop
6 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) QA Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) QA Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 14 (25.45%) WCF
3 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.18%) Spring
5 9 (16.36%) XML
6 7 (12.73%) WinForms
7 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.91%) HTML
7 6 (10.91%) SOAP
7 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.27%) JSON
9 4 (7.27%) Spring Integration
9 4 (7.27%) WSDL
10 3 (5.45%) CSS
10 3 (5.45%) jQuery
10 3 (5.45%) XSD
10 3 (5.45%) XSLT
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
1 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.64%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.09%) CRM
6 4 (7.27%) MVVM
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Test Management
7 3 (5.45%) User Stories
7 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) Web Design
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (10.91%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 6 (10.91%) Scala
4 6 (10.91%) VBA
4 6 (10.91%) VBScript
5 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) AppDynamics
3 6 (10.91%) Dynatrace
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
3 6 (10.91%) New Relic
4 4 (7.27%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
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