Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 26 July 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 117 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 -38 -21
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.23% 1.62% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 10.97% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -1.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £450 £266 £266
90th Percentile £550 £349 £399
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £269 £325 £298
% change year-on-year -17.31% +9.24% +19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 212 310 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.12% 14.75% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 213 134
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £385 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -12.75% +16.86%
10th Percentile £300 £235 £250
90th Percentile £528 £493 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +18.46% -10.96% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) W3C

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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