Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 77 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +53 -33
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.37% 1.08% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 6.21% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £362 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.73% +12.97% +33.33%
10th Percentile £363 £333 £250
90th Percentile £388 £369 £338
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £361 £321
% change year-on-year +3.95% +12.30% +21.80%
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 Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 213 145 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.33% 17.39% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 103 303
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £445 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.10% +6.85% -14.12%
10th Percentile £324 £264 £242
90th Percentile £563 £599 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £445 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +14.84% +6.90% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.63% +63.68% +60.00%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.75 £45.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -30.72% +63.68% +60.00%

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 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VME
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) FindBugs
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) FindBugs
1 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat