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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 91 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 51 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 2.44% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.83% 16.76% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £220 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
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
431 370 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.84% 14.57% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 223 111
Average daily rate £365 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.93 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £32.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -21 27 £320 +10.34% 34
North Yorkshire -7 11 £340 +13.33% 10
South Yorkshire -5 7 £328 -5.07% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (88.42%) C#
2 64 (67.37%) .NET
3 47 (49.47%) HTML
4 45 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
5 44 (46.32%) MVC
6 38 (40.00%) jQuery
7 36 (37.89%) SQL
7 36 (37.89%) CSS
8 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
11 28 (29.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (27.37%) SharePoint
13 21 (22.11%) TDD
13 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
15 17 (17.89%) Web Services
15 17 (17.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (15.79%) WCF
17 14 (14.74%) Office 365
18 13 (13.68%) XML
18 13 (13.68%) HTML5
19 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
19 12 (12.63%) OO
19 12 (12.63%) Intranet
19 12 (12.63%) Finance
20 11 (11.58%) WinForms
20 11 (11.58%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (27.37%) SharePoint
2 17 (17.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (6.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.11%) Node.js
6 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.11%) JBoss
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) CMS
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.58%) Subversion
3 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.21%) Selenium
3 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.16%) Maven
5 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.11%) Hudson
5 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.11%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.11%) MSI
5 2 (2.11%) NUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.05%) Moq
6 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.05%) MorphX
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (80.00%) Developer
2 36 (37.89%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.26%) CRM Developer
7 4 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Tester
7 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (67.37%) .NET
2 47 (49.47%) HTML
3 38 (40.00%) jQuery
4 36 (37.89%) CSS
5 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 17 (17.89%) Web Services
9 15 (15.79%) WCF
10 13 (13.68%) XML
10 13 (13.68%) HTML5
11 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
12 11 (11.58%) WinForms
13 10 (10.53%) LINQ
14 9 (9.47%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (8.42%) CSS3
15 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (8.42%) SOAP
16 7 (7.37%) RESTful
17 6 (6.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) NHS
3 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) MVC
2 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) TDD
4 12 (12.63%) OO
5 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.53%) Web Development
6 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.37%) CRM
9 7 (7.37%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 6 (6.32%) Mobile Development
11 4 (4.21%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.16%) RUP
12 3 (3.16%) ITIL
12 3 (3.16%) UML
12 3 (3.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 84 (88.42%) C#
2 45 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 36 (37.89%) SQL
4 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.42%) VB
5 8 (8.42%) VB6
6 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.32%) Java
8 5 (5.26%) XPath
9 2 (2.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
2 3 (3.16%) MCAD
2 3 (3.16%) MCSD
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.11%) HP
3 2 (2.11%) Telerik
4 1 (1.05%) Kofax
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) Siebel
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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