The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 50 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 2.62% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.56% 21.15% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
302 260 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.85% 12.38% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 157 210
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +89.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +3 33 £319 +6.25% 31
South Yorkshire +2 7 £338 +35.00% 11
North Yorkshire -7 5 £320 - 10
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 100 (92.59%) .NET
2 84 (77.78%) C#
3 73 (67.59%) SQL Server
4 51 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 42 (38.89%) VB.NET
6 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 37 (34.26%) HTML
7 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
7 37 (34.26%) MVC
8 35 (32.41%) SQL
9 33 (30.56%) CSS
10 29 (26.85%) SharePoint
10 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (26.85%) .NET Framework
10 29 (26.85%) WCF
11 25 (23.15%) Web Services
12 23 (21.30%) XML
13 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (18.52%) WinForms
15 19 (17.59%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 18 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
17 17 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (15.74%) Ajax
18 15 (13.89%) OO
19 14 (12.96%) Oracle
19 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
19 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (12.96%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (26.85%) SharePoint
2 19 (17.59%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (12.04%) CMS
5 8 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.70%) IIS
7 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) Intranet
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) FTP
3 4 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (67.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) MSTest
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) NUnit
3 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.93%) Moq
3 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.93%) NSubstitute
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (2.78%) Local Government
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 51 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.74%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) VB Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Technical Tester
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.78%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (92.59%) .NET
2 51 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 37 (34.26%) HTML
4 33 (30.56%) CSS
5 29 (26.85%) .NET Framework
5 29 (26.85%) WCF
6 25 (23.15%) Web Services
7 23 (21.30%) XML
8 20 (18.52%) WinForms
9 17 (15.74%) Ajax
10 14 (12.96%) jQuery
11 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (10.19%) LINQ
13 10 (9.26%) WPF
14 9 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (6.48%) WF
15 7 (6.48%) Silverlight
15 7 (6.48%) SOAP
16 5 (4.63%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) NHS
2 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.93%) W3C
3 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.93%) Blog
3 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) MVC
2 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.89%) OO
4 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.19%) TDD
5 11 (10.19%) Workflow
5 11 (10.19%) Scrum
6 9 (8.33%) OOP
7 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 5 (4.63%) UML
8 5 (4.63%) Content Management
8 5 (4.63%) Web Development
8 5 (4.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.78%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.78%) SOA
9 3 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (2.78%) RUP
9 3 (2.78%) Volume Testing
10 2 (1.85%) CRM
10 2 (1.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.78%) C#
2 42 (38.89%) VB.NET
3 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
4 35 (32.41%) SQL
5 12 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.33%) VB
7 9 (8.33%) VBA
8 7 (6.48%) XAML
9 6 (5.56%) VB6
10 5 (4.63%) PHP
11 3 (2.78%) XPath
12 2 (1.85%) Delphi
12 2 (1.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Kofax
4 3 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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