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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 64 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 31 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.13% 1.59% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% 8.71% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 27
Median daily rate £339 £323 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% -1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%

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
286 356 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.67% 18.26% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 232 163
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 26 £320 - 17
Wakefield +1 3 £350 +40.00% 2
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) C#
3 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 21 (34.43%) SharePoint
6 21 (34.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
8 18 (29.51%) Manual Testing
8 18 (29.51%) CSS
8 18 (29.51%) MVC
9 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
10 16 (26.23%) Entity Framework
11 13 (21.31%) Grunt
11 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (21.31%) gulp
12 12 (19.67%) SignalR
12 12 (19.67%) Jasmine
12 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
13 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
13 11 (18.03%) Functional Testing
13 11 (18.03%) Sass
13 11 (18.03%) LESS
13 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (18.03%) TypeScript
14 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
14 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
14 10 (16.39%) SQL Server

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 21 (34.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.31%) Grunt
2 13 (21.31%) gulp
3 12 (19.67%) Jasmine
4 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
5 9 (14.75%) MSTest
6 7 (11.48%) JIRA
7 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.20%) Android Studio
8 5 (8.20%) Selenium
8 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.92%) Appium
10 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.64%) Gatling
11 1 (1.64%) JMeter
11 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (9.84%) Back Office
2 4 (6.56%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Tester
4 9 (14.75%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Software Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.92%) CRM Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
5 16 (26.23%) Entity Framework
6 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
7 12 (19.67%) SignalR
8 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (18.03%) LESS
8 11 (18.03%) Sass
9 10 (16.39%) HTML
10 9 (14.75%) Angular 2
11 8 (13.11%) RxJS
12 5 (8.20%) XML
13 4 (6.56%) REST
13 4 (6.56%) SOAP
13 4 (6.56%) XSLT
14 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
14 3 (4.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Derivative
2 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Android
1 5 (8.20%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Manual Testing
2 18 (29.51%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
3 11 (18.03%) Functional Testing
3 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Kanban
6 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.84%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (6.56%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) TypeScript
5 10 (16.39%) Java
6 8 (13.11%) C++
7 6 (9.84%) C
8 5 (8.20%) Python
9 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Magma
4 1 (1.64%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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