Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.81% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.13% 7.69% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Warrington median daily rate £488 £400 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +32.23% -
10th Percentile £466 £375 £268
90th Percentile £499 £565 £333
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £375 £301
% change year-on-year -13.33% +24.48% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50

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 Warrington with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 11.23% 8.74% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 65
Warrington median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £351 £326 £305
90th Percentile £575 £508 £540
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Warrington

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Warrington

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) Kinematics
2 3 (60.00%) Linear Algebra
2 3 (60.00%) NVIDIA
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) Kinematics
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Linear Algebra
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) NVIDIA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft