Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.25% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 5.56% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median daily rate - - £375
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -25.00% +6.67% +154.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £36.50 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 93 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 22.79% 12.30% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 25
Liverpool median daily rate £381 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +13.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £271 £185
90th Percentile £469 £471 £465
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +10.71% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £36.50 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visual Studio in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin