Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 17 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
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 1.79% 2.86% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
North Wales median daily rate £385 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% - -
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £450
% change year-on-year -9.64% -7.78% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 North Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 12.50% 8.57% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
North Wales median daily rate £425 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.07% -
10th Percentile £378 £312 £408
90th Percentile £475 £452 £423
Wales median daily rate £393 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.65% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in North Wales

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in North Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 North Wales 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft