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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 92 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 30 76 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 3.37% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.67% 19.34% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 17
Median daily rate £550 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £261 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
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
346 393 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.42% 17.44% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 263 133
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 23 £550 +96.42% 13
Halifax - 1 £320 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £400 - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (60.71%) .NET
2 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
3 23 (41.07%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) SQL
7 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.21%) jQuery
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (21.43%) VMware
10 11 (19.64%) TDD
10 11 (19.64%) VPN
10 11 (19.64%) Puppet
10 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
10 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (17.86%) Ansible
11 10 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (17.86%) Resource Management
11 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.86%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) Oracle
12 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET

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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) VPN
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) MS Access
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.36%) Power BI
7 3 (5.36%) PowerPivot
7 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.36%) SSDT
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.93%) Gatling
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) JMeter
3 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.93%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (8.93%) VisualVM
3 5 (8.93%) YourKit
4 4 (7.14%) The Grinder
5 1 (1.79%) Moq
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Local Government
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 13 (23.21%) jQuery
4 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
5 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.07%) Spring
5 9 (16.07%) XML
6 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) JSON
9 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
9 5 (8.93%) REST
9 5 (8.93%) SignalR
9 5 (8.93%) SOAP
9 5 (8.93%) WSDL
9 5 (8.93%) XML Schema
9 5 (8.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 8 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) CESG
3 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) Resource Management
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.29%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.50%) Service Management
7 7 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) SOA
9 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.14%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Java
4 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.93%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (8.93%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 5 (8.93%) Scala
6 4 (7.14%) Delphi
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) VBA
6 4 (7.14%) VBScript
7 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) CLAS
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 10 (17.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.93%) Dynatrace
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 5 (8.93%) New Relic
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Nintex
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