The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 22 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.41% 4.35% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 26.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17 30 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 11.97% 16.30% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 12
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
York +4 1 - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) HNC
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Xbox
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (20.00%) XAML
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (10.00%) NuGet
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Database Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle