Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -23
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.24% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 4.76% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £134 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.33% -25.00% +18.52%
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £43.13 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +219.44% -68.24% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 110 189 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.45% 15.83% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 143 120
South Yorkshire median daily rate £396 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.76% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £310
90th Percentile £638 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
% change year-on-year - +13.01% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +13 1 £134 -65.64% 3
Doncaster -1 1 - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft