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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 68 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 41 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.69% 2.62% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.20% 15.85% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 11
Median daily rate £318 £346 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
366 511 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.09% 16.52% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 336 174
Median daily rate £425 £441 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £40.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £40.00 £50.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 27 £321 -8.21% 14
South Yorkshire -3 7 £250 - 2
North Yorkshire +6 5 £450 +45.16% 3
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 (66.36%) .NET
2 52 (48.60%) C#
3 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
4 42 (39.25%) SQL
5 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
6 37 (34.58%) .NET Framework
6 37 (34.58%) Unit Testing
7 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
8 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (28.04%) MVC
10 28 (26.17%) SharePoint
10 28 (26.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (23.36%) CSS
12 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET
12 23 (21.50%) Entity Framework
13 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (20.56%) HTML
13 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
15 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 20 (18.69%) XML
15 20 (18.69%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (15.89%) Windows
16 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (14.95%) Social Network
17 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (14.95%) Oracle

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 28 (26.17%) SharePoint
2 20 (18.69%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.74%) CMS
3 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.87%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) Kentico
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) InfoPath
2 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) VPN
2 8 (7.48%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) SMS
4 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (10.28%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (10.28%) Star Schema
7 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
7 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.67%) MS Access
11 4 (3.74%) Power BI
12 3 (2.80%) PowerPivot
12 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.80%) SSDT
13 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
14 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.35%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (7.48%) Grunt
5 8 (7.48%) gulp
5 8 (7.48%) Jasmine
6 6 (5.61%) NUnit
7 5 (4.67%) JSUnit
7 5 (4.67%) MSTest
7 5 (4.67%) Selenium
7 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.80%) JIRA
9 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.87%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.93%) FxCop
10 1 (0.93%) JMeter
General
1 7 (6.54%) Local Government
2 4 (3.74%) Back Office
2 4 (3.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Publishing
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.95%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Database Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Database Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Designer
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Designer
8 4 (3.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (66.36%) .NET
2 37 (34.58%) .NET Framework
3 25 (23.36%) CSS
4 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET
4 23 (21.50%) Entity Framework
5 22 (20.56%) HTML
6 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
7 20 (18.69%) XML
8 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.15%) jQuery
10 13 (12.15%) JSON
11 12 (11.21%) Sass
12 10 (9.35%) HTML5
12 10 (9.35%) REST
13 9 (8.41%) SOAP
13 9 (8.41%) Web Services
13 9 (8.41%) XSLT
14 8 (7.48%) WSDL
14 8 (7.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Social Network
2 11 (10.28%) Data Structures
3 8 (7.48%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.48%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.48%) Replication
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Derivative
5 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Unit Testing
2 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.04%) MVC
4 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (14.95%) SFIA
6 15 (14.02%) CRM
6 15 (14.02%) System Testing
7 14 (13.08%) ETL
7 14 (13.08%) TDD
8 12 (11.21%) Project Management
9 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.28%) ETL Development
9 11 (10.28%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (9.35%) Release Management
10 10 (9.35%) Resource Management
11 9 (8.41%) SOA
12 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.60%) C#
2 42 (39.25%) SQL
3 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.35%) C
6 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.54%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.67%) Delphi
8 5 (4.67%) Java
9 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) C++
11 2 (1.87%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) Python
12 1 (0.93%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (10.28%) Puppet
2 10 (9.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) Informatica
3 11 (10.28%) VMware
4 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.87%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Nintex
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