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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / Yorkshire
Rank 79 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 44 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.03% 1.61% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.29% 9.75% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 26
Median daily rate £337 £363 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £439 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
358 472 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.54% 16.56% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 281 188
Median daily rate £413 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £40.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £50.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +10 33 £325 -10.34% 18
North Yorkshire +13 5 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire -6 5 £425 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 60 (62.50%) C#
3 44 (45.83%) .NET Framework
4 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 37 (38.54%) SQL
6 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (36.46%) MVC
8 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
9 29 (30.21%) Entity Framework
10 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
10 28 (29.17%) CSS
11 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
11 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (27.08%) Unit Testing
13 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
13 22 (22.92%) XML
14 21 (21.88%) HTML
14 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.58%) jQuery
17 14 (14.58%) Sass
18 13 (13.54%) Windows
19 12 (12.50%) XSLT
19 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
19 12 (12.50%) JSON
19 12 (12.50%) gulp

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.46%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.17%) CMS
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.08%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.04%) Kentico
7 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
1 4 (4.17%) SMS
1 4 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.21%) MS Access
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.08%) Power BI
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.50%) Grunt
2 12 (12.50%) gulp
3 11 (11.46%) Jasmine
4 10 (10.42%) MSTest
5 8 (8.33%) JIRA
6 6 (6.25%) NUnit
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.21%) Selenium
7 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.17%) JSUnit
9 3 (3.13%) Android Studio
9 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.08%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.29%) Local Government
2 6 (6.25%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.63%) SQL Developer
4 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.25%) Tester
7 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Development Officer
9 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 44 (45.83%) .NET Framework
3 29 (30.21%) Entity Framework
4 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 28 (29.17%) CSS
5 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
5 22 (22.92%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (21.88%) HTML
7 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.58%) jQuery
8 14 (14.58%) Sass
9 12 (12.50%) JSON
9 12 (12.50%) XSLT
10 11 (11.46%) REST
10 11 (11.46%) SignalR
10 11 (11.46%) Web Services
11 10 (10.42%) LESS
11 10 (10.42%) SOAP
12 8 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
3 4 (4.17%) Social Network
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Android
2 3 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) MVC
3 26 (27.08%) Unit Testing
4 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
6 9 (9.38%) CRM
6 9 (9.38%) SOA
6 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.29%) Build Automation
8 7 (7.29%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) TDD
8 7 (7.29%) Workflow
9 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.25%) Kanban
9 6 (6.25%) Release Management
9 6 (6.25%) Web Development
10 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.21%) Project Management
10 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (62.50%) C#
2 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 37 (38.54%) SQL
4 10 (10.42%) Java
4 10 (10.42%) TypeScript
5 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.21%) C
6 5 (5.21%) Delphi
7 4 (4.17%) C++
7 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.13%) Python
8 3 (3.13%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) XAML
9 1 (1.04%) XPath
9 1 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Ansible
1 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (1.04%) Magma
6 1 (1.04%) Nintex
6 1 (1.04%) Sage
6 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
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