The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 114 83
Rank change year-on-year +32 -31  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 37 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.84% 1.12% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.92% 5.78% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 36
Median daily rate £325 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £296 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £433 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £44.00
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 415 536 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.63% 19.33% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 386 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Visual Studio in Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +27 32 £325 -4.83% 19
North Yorkshire +3 2 £350 -12.50%
South Yorkshire - 1 £310 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 45 (57.69%) .NET
2 44 (56.41%) C#
2 44 (56.41%) SQL
3 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
4 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
7 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
8 19 (24.36%) Manual Testing
8 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
9 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
10 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
11 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
12 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (15.38%) Functional Testing
13 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (15.38%) Degree
13 12 (15.38%) MVC
13 12 (15.38%) HTML
13 12 (15.38%) CSS
14 11 (14.10%) XML
14 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
14 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) Entity Framework
15 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
15 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (8.97%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.28%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) DHCP
1 5 (6.41%) DNS
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
1 5 (6.41%) LAN
1 5 (6.41%) VLAN
1 5 (6.41%) WAN
1 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.69%) MS Access
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.85%) SSDT
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) Power BI
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) MSTest
3 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.97%) Grunt
3 7 (8.97%) gulp
3 7 (8.97%) Jasmine
4 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.41%) Selenium
6 4 (5.13%) Appium
6 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.85%) Android Studio
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.28%) Gatling
8 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.28%) JMeter
8 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Back Office
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Tester
5 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.26%) T-SQL Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (57.69%) .NET
2 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
4 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (15.38%) CSS
5 12 (15.38%) HTML
6 11 (14.10%) Entity Framework
6 11 (14.10%) XML
7 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (8.97%) SignalR
10 6 (7.69%) jQuery
10 6 (7.69%) LESS
10 6 (7.69%) Sass
10 6 (7.69%) Web Services
11 5 (6.41%) Angular 2
11 5 (6.41%) RxJS
12 4 (5.13%) XSLT
13 3 (3.85%) SOAP
14 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
1 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.56%) NHS
1 2 (2.56%) Xbox
2 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Manual Testing
3 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
4 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 12 (15.38%) MVC
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.54%) Project Management
7 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Kanban
8 8 (10.26%) Migration
8 8 (10.26%) SDLC
8 8 (10.26%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
9 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.41%) ETL
11 5 (6.41%) Information Governance
11 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) C#
1 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.26%) C++
4 8 (10.26%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.41%) Delphi
6 4 (5.13%) Python
7 3 (3.85%) C
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.56%) XAML
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.85%) HNC
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Sage
3 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Citrix
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.28%) Magma
4 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
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