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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 119 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 1.91% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.46% 12.67% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 38
Average daily rate £375 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
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
513 442 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.53% 15.10% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 293 224
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 18 £363 +11.53% 18
South Yorkshire -10 6 £390 +19.08% 7
North Yorkshire -3 2 £450 +32.35% 11
East Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 35 (47.95%) C#
3 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
4 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
7 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
7 18 (24.66%) SQL
8 17 (23.29%) Oracle
8 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
8 17 (23.29%) MVC
9 16 (21.92%) WCF
10 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (17.81%) JIRA
12 12 (16.44%) Finance
12 12 (16.44%) Windows
13 11 (15.07%) Web Services
13 11 (15.07%) Maven
13 11 (15.07%) QA
13 11 (15.07%) Selenium
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.70%) Spring
14 10 (13.70%) SOAP
14 10 (13.70%) Java
15 9 (12.33%) PHP
15 9 (12.33%) JBoss
15 9 (12.33%) XML
15 9 (12.33%) CRM
15 9 (12.33%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.33%) JBoss
2 9 (12.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Moodle
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) IaaS
1 5 (6.85%) PaaS
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) MS Access
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.74%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.74%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.81%) JIRA
3 11 (15.07%) Maven
3 11 (15.07%) Selenium
4 9 (12.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.22%) Gatling
6 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.22%) JMeter
6 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
6 6 (8.22%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (8.22%) The Grinder
6 6 (8.22%) VisualVM
6 6 (8.22%) YourKit
7 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.85%) JUnit
7 5 (6.85%) MSI
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
8 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.11%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) CRM Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Test Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) QA Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) QA Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.92%) WCF
4 11 (15.07%) Web Services
5 10 (13.70%) SOAP
5 10 (13.70%) Spring
6 9 (12.33%) XML
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.96%) HTML
8 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.59%) WinForms
9 6 (8.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.22%) jQuery
9 6 (8.22%) REST
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.85%) CSS
10 5 (6.85%) LAMP
11 4 (5.48%) JSON
11 4 (5.48%) Spring Integration
11 4 (5.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.74%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) MVC
3 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.33%) CRM
3 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) Code Coverage
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (6.85%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.48%) MVVM
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) TDD
8 3 (4.11%) BDD
8 3 (4.11%) Test Management
8 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) C#
2 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.66%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 9 (12.33%) PHP
4 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.22%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (8.22%) Python
5 6 (8.22%) Ruby
5 6 (8.22%) Scala
5 6 (8.22%) VBA
5 6 (8.22%) VBScript
6 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) VB
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) VB6
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) AppDynamics
3 6 (8.22%) Dynatrace
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) New Relic
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.48%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
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