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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 78 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 47 47 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 1.83% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.48% 16.55% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 40
Average daily rate £350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
496 284 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.07% 11.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 193 161
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 -9 39 £325 -0.76% 40
South Yorkshire -5 5 £390 +11.42% 5
North Yorkshire +5 3 £363 +3.57% 7
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 74 (54.01%) .NET
2 71 (51.82%) SQL Server
3 68 (49.64%) C#
4 63 (45.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (44.53%) Microsoft
6 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET
8 45 (32.85%) MVC
9 40 (29.20%) SQL
10 34 (24.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (22.63%) Finance
12 29 (21.17%) WCF
13 28 (20.44%) T-SQL
13 28 (20.44%) E-Commerce
14 25 (18.25%) Test Scripting
15 23 (16.79%) jQuery
15 23 (16.79%) Web Services
16 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
16 22 (16.06%) Defect Tracking
17 21 (15.33%) Windows
18 20 (14.60%) HTML
18 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
19 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (13.87%) Test Management
19 19 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
21 17 (12.41%) QA
22 16 (11.68%) Selenium
22 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
22 16 (11.68%) Data Warehouse

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 14 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.65%) JBoss
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Moodle
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) IaaS
1 5 (3.65%) PaaS
1 5 (3.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) LDAP
2 2 (1.46%) SSL
2 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (51.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (24.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (3.65%) MS Access
9 5 (3.65%) MySQL
9 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.46%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.46%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.73%) DTS
11 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (45.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.68%) Selenium
3 13 (9.49%) JIRA
4 11 (8.03%) Maven
5 9 (6.57%) Appium
5 9 (6.57%) SoapUI
6 8 (5.84%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.38%) Gatling
8 6 (4.38%) JMeter
8 6 (4.38%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.38%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (4.38%) The Grinder
8 6 (4.38%) VisualVM
8 6 (4.38%) YourKit
9 5 (3.65%) eggPlant
9 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.65%) JUnit
9 5 (3.65%) MSI
9 5 (3.65%) Subversion
General
1 31 (22.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (61.31%) Developer
2 51 (37.23%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.36%) Analyst
4 30 (21.90%) Test Analyst
5 27 (19.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (19.71%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Tester
7 11 (8.03%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (6.57%) CRM Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 9 (6.57%) SQL Developer
9 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.11%) SQL Analyst
12 6 (4.38%) C# WCF Developer
12 6 (4.38%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (54.01%) .NET
2 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET
3 29 (21.17%) WCF
4 23 (16.79%) jQuery
4 23 (16.79%) Web Services
5 20 (14.60%) HTML
6 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (11.68%) XML
7 15 (10.95%) .NET Framework
8 13 (9.49%) SOAP
9 12 (8.76%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.76%) WinForms
10 11 (8.03%) HTML5
11 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.57%) XSD
12 8 (5.84%) XSLT
13 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (4.38%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.38%) Spring
14 5 (3.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
1 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
1 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.46%) e-Learning
2 2 (1.46%) Graphic Design
2 2 (1.46%) User Experience
2 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.73%) NHS
3 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Linux
2 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.85%) MVC
3 28 (20.44%) E-Commerce
4 25 (18.25%) Test Scripting
5 22 (16.06%) Defect Tracking
6 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.87%) Test Management
7 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (10.95%) Manual Testing
9 13 (9.49%) Regression Testing
10 11 (8.03%) Integration Testing
10 11 (8.03%) System Testing
11 10 (7.30%) CRM
11 10 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.84%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.84%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.11%) ETL
13 7 (5.11%) Scrum
13 7 (5.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) C#
2 40 (29.20%) SQL
3 28 (20.44%) T-SQL
4 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.49%) Java
6 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.11%) VBA
7 7 (5.11%) XPath
8 6 (4.38%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (4.38%) Python
8 6 (4.38%) Ruby
8 6 (4.38%) Scala
8 6 (4.38%) VBScript
9 5 (3.65%) PHP
10 4 (2.92%) C
10 4 (2.92%) C++
11 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) ISEB
2 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle
3 6 (4.38%) AppDynamics
3 6 (4.38%) Dynatrace
3 6 (4.38%) IBM
3 6 (4.38%) New Relic
4 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.65%) Tableau
5 4 (2.92%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) Informatica
7 2 (1.46%) Lotus
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.73%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) Splunk
8 1 (0.73%) Telerik
8 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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