The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 22 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.31% - 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% - 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 52 101 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 16.00% 22.60% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 85 37
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in South Yorkshire

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

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress