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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.96% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.42% +19.57%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13 51 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 12.50% 14.66% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 5
Median daily rate £394 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio in Warrington.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Warrington

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) X++
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) X++
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware GSX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
1 2 (28.57%) VMware