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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / Yorkshire
Rank 80 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 42 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 1.40% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 8.33% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 35
Median daily rate £340 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £432 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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
420 468 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.15% 16.81% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 306 201
Median daily rate £400 £425 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 32 £340 +5.27% 23
North Yorkshire +10 6 £400 +10.34% 4
South Yorkshire +2 4 £313 -19.87% 4
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (64.77%) .NET
2 53 (60.23%) C#
3 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 36 (40.91%) .NET Framework
4 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
5 33 (37.50%) MVC
6 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 29 (32.95%) Entity Framework
8 26 (29.55%) CSS
8 26 (29.55%) SharePoint
9 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (19.32%) Manual Testing
13 17 (19.32%) HTML
14 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
15 14 (15.91%) MSTest
15 14 (15.91%) Sass
15 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
16 13 (14.77%) Grunt
16 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.77%) gulp
17 12 (13.64%) TypeScript
17 12 (13.64%) SignalR
17 12 (13.64%) Jasmine

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 26 (29.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SMS
2 2 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) MS Access
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.27%) Power BI
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) MSTest
3 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.77%) Grunt
3 13 (14.77%) gulp
4 12 (13.64%) Jasmine
5 10 (11.36%) JIRA
6 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.82%) Selenium
7 5 (5.68%) Android Studio
7 5 (5.68%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.55%) NUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Appium
9 3 (3.41%) JSUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (6.82%) Back Office
2 4 (4.55%) Electronics
2 4 (4.55%) Local Government
3 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Tester
5 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Software Tester
7 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.41%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.41%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.77%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 29 (32.95%) Entity Framework
4 26 (29.55%) CSS
5 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 22 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (19.32%) HTML
10 14 (15.91%) Sass
11 12 (13.64%) SignalR
12 11 (12.50%) LESS
12 11 (12.50%) XML
13 10 (11.36%) Web Services
14 9 (10.23%) Angular 2
15 8 (9.09%) RxJS
16 7 (7.95%) jQuery
16 7 (7.95%) JSON
16 7 (7.95%) XSLT
17 6 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Derivative
3 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Xbox
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Android
2 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) MVC
2 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) Manual Testing
4 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.23%) Kanban
7 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.95%) CRM
9 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.95%) Scrum
10 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.82%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (6.82%) Project Management
10 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.68%) OO
11 5 (5.68%) SDLC
12 4 (4.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) C#
2 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) TypeScript
4 11 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) C
7 5 (5.68%) Python
8 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.27%) XAML
10 1 (1.14%) Delphi
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.95%) Degree
3 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.27%) HNC
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.14%) Magma
5 1 (1.14%) Sage
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
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