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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 57 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.65% 1.76% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.96% 13.22% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +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
336 227 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.64% 13.29% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 141 127
Average daily rate £330 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -62.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £13.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 28 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 28 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 -11 39 £325 +1.96% 18
Bradford +4 11 £288 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 60 (69.77%) C#
2 58 (67.44%) .NET
3 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
4 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET
5 38 (44.19%) MVC
5 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (39.53%) SQL
6 34 (39.53%) jQuery
7 28 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
9 26 (30.23%) T-SQL
10 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
11 22 (25.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (22.09%) TDD
13 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
14 15 (17.44%) Oracle
15 14 (16.28%) Scrum
15 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (15.12%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
17 12 (13.95%) OO
17 12 (13.95%) VB
17 12 (13.95%) WinForms
17 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (13.95%) Manual Testing
18 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
18 11 (12.79%) HTML
19 10 (11.63%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) SAS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) Intranet
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.65%) MS Access
7 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) eggPlant
2 4 (4.65%) ReSharper
2 4 (4.65%) Selenium
3 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.49%) Toad
3 3 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.49%) Appium
4 2 (2.33%) NUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) MorphX
5 1 (1.16%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.16%) MSTest
5 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (66.28%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.14%) Tester
7 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) MI Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Mobile Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) CRM Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) .NET
2 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.53%) jQuery
4 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.12%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (13.95%) WinForms
8 11 (12.79%) HTML
9 10 (11.63%) CSS
9 10 (11.63%) Web Services
9 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.30%) WCF
12 7 (8.14%) XML
13 6 (6.98%) Entity Framework
14 5 (5.81%) Ajax
15 3 (3.49%) JSON
15 3 (3.49%) HTML5
15 3 (3.49%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) MVC
1 38 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.09%) TDD
4 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.95%) OO
6 12 (13.95%) Manual Testing
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.47%) Test Management
9 8 (9.30%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Product Management
12 5 (5.81%) CRM
12 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) C#
2 34 (39.53%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.95%) VB
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) VB6
6 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.81%) VBA
7 5 (5.81%) C++
8 4 (4.65%) Java
9 3 (3.49%) C
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) XPath
11 1 (1.16%) X++
11 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.44%) Oracle
3 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.65%) Tableau
5 3 (3.49%) Lotus
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Telerik
6 1 (1.16%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.16%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) Twitter
6 1 (1.16%) Nintex
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Rate: Up to £270 per day
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Rate: Up to £280 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
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