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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 57 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.02% 2.03% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.26% 13.46% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £355 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -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
430 379 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.27% 15.05% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 229 92
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 39 £325 +8.33% 23
North Yorkshire -1 7 £340 +13.33% 6
South Yorkshire -6 6 £313 +7.84% 11
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 94 (89.52%) C#
2 70 (66.67%) .NET
3 54 (51.43%) SQL Server
4 53 (50.48%) MVC
5 47 (44.76%) jQuery
6 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
7 44 (41.90%) HTML
8 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
8 43 (40.95%) SQL
9 37 (35.24%) T-SQL
10 35 (33.33%) CSS
11 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 30 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (24.76%) SharePoint
14 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
15 20 (19.05%) TDD
16 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
16 18 (17.14%) Web Services
16 18 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (15.24%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (15.24%) WCF
18 15 (14.29%) XML
19 14 (13.33%) Office 365
19 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
20 13 (12.38%) Entity Framework
20 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (12.38%) Intranet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (24.76%) SharePoint
2 18 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.67%) IIS
4 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) Apache
6 2 (1.90%) Node.js
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) IaaS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) PaaS
2 2 (1.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) Intranet
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.81%) Selenium
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
4 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.90%) MSI
5 2 (1.90%) NUnit
5 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 2 (1.90%) Hudson
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.95%) NSubstitute
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (80.95%) Developer
2 40 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (16.19%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Mobile Web Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) Test Manager
10 2 (1.90%) Test Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (66.67%) .NET
2 47 (44.76%) jQuery
3 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
4 44 (41.90%) HTML
5 35 (33.33%) CSS
6 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 18 (17.14%) Web Services
9 16 (15.24%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (15.24%) WCF
10 15 (14.29%) XML
11 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (12.38%) Entity Framework
12 12 (11.43%) WinForms
12 12 (11.43%) AngularJS
13 11 (10.48%) HTML5
14 10 (9.52%) LINQ
15 8 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (7.62%) Ajax
16 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) User Experience
2 4 (3.81%) NHS
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) Open Source
3 2 (1.90%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) MVC
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.05%) TDD
4 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.48%) OO
8 10 (9.52%) Scrum
8 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.57%) Web Development
9 9 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.76%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 5 (4.76%) Mobile Development
11 4 (3.81%) ITIL
11 4 (3.81%) UML
11 4 (3.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.81%) Product Management
11 4 (3.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (89.52%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.95%) SQL
3 37 (35.24%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.52%) VB
5 9 (8.57%) VB6
6 8 (7.62%) Java
7 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.76%) XPath
10 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.81%) C++
11 2 (1.90%) VBA
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.95%) X++
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.86%) MCAD
2 3 (2.86%) MCSD
2 3 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.95%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.90%) Telerik
4 2 (1.90%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Kaspersky
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Kofax
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Sage
5 1 (0.95%) Lotus
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago