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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 41 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.98% 1.65% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.13% 10.24% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £364 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
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
338 293 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.34% 16.07% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 172 73
Average daily rate £340 £320 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 May 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 May 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 -4 35 £325 +8.33% 16
Bradford -16 2 £290 +13.72% 3
Huddersfield - 1 £400 - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 67 (89.33%) C#
2 48 (64.00%) .NET
3 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (44.00%) MVC
5 30 (40.00%) SQL
6 28 (37.33%) HTML
7 27 (36.00%) jQuery
8 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 23 (30.67%) CSS
10 22 (29.33%) SharePoint
10 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
10 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
12 14 (18.67%) Web Services
12 14 (18.67%) XML
12 14 (18.67%) WCF
13 13 (17.33%) Office 365
13 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
14 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (16.00%) Intranet
14 12 (16.00%) WinForms
14 12 (16.00%) TDD
14 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
15 11 (14.67%) OO
15 11 (14.67%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (29.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Line 500
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) Intranet
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
6 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) NUnit
4 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.67%) Hudson
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.33%) Moq
5 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.33%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.33%) MorphX
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (80.00%) Developer
2 25 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Mobile Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (64.00%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (37.33%) HTML
4 27 (36.00%) jQuery
5 23 (30.67%) CSS
6 14 (18.67%) Web Services
6 14 (18.67%) XML
6 14 (18.67%) WCF
7 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.00%) WinForms
7 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.67%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (9.33%) Ajax
11 6 (8.00%) SOAP
11 6 (8.00%) XSLT
12 5 (6.67%) Entity Framework
12 5 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) MVC
2 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) OO
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
6 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.00%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.67%) SDLC
10 5 (6.67%) UML
11 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.33%) Product Management
12 3 (4.00%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 67 (89.33%) C#
2 30 (40.00%) SQL
3 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (12.00%) VB
5 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.33%) VB6
6 5 (6.67%) Java
6 5 (6.67%) XPath
7 4 (5.33%) C++
7 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Lotus
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Sage
5 1 (1.33%) Kofax
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