Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 20 January 2018 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 1.08% 3.97% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 20.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £200 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.14% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £263 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 18.28% 19.87% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 6
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £331 £325 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +15.04% -16.30%
10th Percentile £245 £232 £250
90th Percentile £436 £363 £314
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Stoke-on-Trent

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript