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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 34 91 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 4.00% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.46% 20.45% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 62 19
Median daily rate £550 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
325 445 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.30% 19.57% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 297 146
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 27 £550 +96.42% 11
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 September 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 36 (64.29%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
4 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
7 16 (28.57%) HTML
8 15 (26.79%) Windows
8 15 (26.79%) SharePoint
9 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) VMware
11 12 (21.43%) jQuery
11 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (19.64%) Puppet
12 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (19.64%) TDD
12 11 (19.64%) InfoPath
12 11 (19.64%) VPN
13 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
13 10 (17.86%) PowerShell

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 15 (26.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
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 11 (19.64%) 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 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.93%) MS Access
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
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%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Gatling
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) JMeter
2 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
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 6 (10.71%) Local Government
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
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%) Performance Tester
5 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.43%) jQuery
4 12 (21.43%) XML
5 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.29%) JSON
6 8 (14.29%) REST
6 8 (14.29%) SOAP
6 8 (14.29%) WSDL
6 8 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 8 (14.29%) XSLT
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
9 5 (8.93%) SignalR
9 5 (8.93%) Spring
10 4 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 8 (14.29%) Replication
2 7 (12.50%) 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
4 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.29%) Release Management
5 8 (14.29%) SOA
6 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.50%) MVC
6 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) Workflow
7 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.93%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.71%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (8.93%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) Scala
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (7.14%) Delphi
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) VBA
7 4 (7.14%) VBScript
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) VB
9 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 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 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) AppDynamics
4 5 (8.93%) Dynatrace
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) New Relic
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Nintex
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