Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -22
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.15% 0.31% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.74% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Sheffield median daily rate £134 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.64% -2.50% +6.67%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £134 £300 £400
% change year-on-year -55.33% -25.00% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 103 172 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.21% 17.86% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 132 111
Sheffield median daily rate £410 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.34% +4.12% +41.67%
10th Percentile £306 £343 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL