The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 93 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.94% 2.20% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.42% 17.51% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 23 43
Average daily rate
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£318 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £253 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
534 297 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.88% 12.56% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 185 205
Average daily rate £350 £328 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 14
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
West Yorkshire +13 76 £288 -11.53% 13
North Yorkshire -8 7 £375 +18.11% 7
South Yorkshire -19 3 £400 +18.51% 5
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 89 (58.55%) .NET
1 89 (58.55%) SQL Server
2 86 (56.58%) C#
3 69 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (41.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (40.13%) MVC
6 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
7 58 (38.16%) SQL
8 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET
9 50 (32.89%) T-SQL
9 50 (32.89%) jQuery
10 48 (31.58%) E-Commerce
11 41 (26.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (17.76%) Test Scripting
13 27 (17.76%) Manual Testing
13 27 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (17.76%) TDD
14 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (14.47%) HTML
15 22 (14.47%) Oracle
15 22 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (14.47%) Test Management
16 21 (13.82%) MS Excel
17 19 (12.50%) Scrum
17 19 (12.50%) AngularJS
17 19 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (11.84%) Unit Testing
18 18 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (11.84%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.61%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) SAS
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Node.js
5 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
5 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
1 2 (1.32%) PaaS
1 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) LAN
3 2 (1.32%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (58.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (26.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.29%) MS Access
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.97%) MySQL
10 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (41.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.55%) Selenium
3 10 (6.58%) eggPlant
3 10 (6.58%) Appium
4 6 (3.95%) Subversion
5 5 (3.29%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.63%) Toad
7 3 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.97%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.32%) MSTest
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) MSI
8 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (11.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Retail
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (55.26%) Developer
2 42 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 38 (25.00%) Analyst
4 30 (19.74%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) Tester
6 13 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 8 (5.26%) CRM Developer
8 7 (4.61%) MI Developer
8 7 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Lead Tester
10 5 (3.29%) Mobile Web Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (58.55%) .NET
2 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET
3 50 (32.89%) jQuery
4 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (14.47%) HTML
6 19 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 17 (11.18%) CSS
8 14 (9.21%) .NET Framework
9 13 (8.55%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (7.89%) Web Services
11 11 (7.24%) WinForms
11 11 (7.24%) Entity Framework
12 10 (6.58%) HTML5
13 8 (5.26%) WCF
14 7 (4.61%) JSON
14 7 (4.61%) XML
15 5 (3.29%) LINQ
15 5 (3.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.24%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.13%) MVC
3 48 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 27 (17.76%) TDD
4 27 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (17.76%) Test Scripting
4 27 (17.76%) Manual Testing
5 22 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.47%) Test Management
6 19 (12.50%) Scrum
7 18 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (7.89%) Software Testing
9 12 (7.89%) OO
10 11 (7.24%) Integration Testing
11 10 (6.58%) CRM
11 10 (6.58%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.92%) ETL
12 9 (5.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.58%) C#
2 58 (38.16%) SQL
3 50 (32.89%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.87%) VB
6 10 (6.58%) C++
7 9 (5.92%) VB6
8 7 (4.61%) C
8 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.61%) VBA
9 6 (3.95%) Java
10 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.66%) XPath
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) ISEB
2 5 (3.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) MCAD
3 2 (1.32%) MCSD
4 1 (0.66%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Puppet
1 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.47%) Oracle
3 15 (9.87%) Sitecore
4 10 (6.58%) Tableau
5 5 (3.29%) VMware
6 4 (2.63%) Lotus
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) Sage
7 2 (1.32%) Telerik
7 2 (1.32%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.66%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe
8 1 (0.66%) HP
8 1 (0.66%) Twitter
8 1 (0.66%) Nintex
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago