Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 108 91
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 66 85 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.84% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.73% 10.77% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £339 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -0.29% +3.82%
10th Percentile £249 £242 £270
90th Percentile £439 £471 £391
England median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.70% - -
England median hourly rate £44.06 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% - +21.21%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 980 789 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.36% 17.11% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 488 663
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £280
90th Percentile £538 £542 £549
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.56% -43.75% +14.51%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -18 49 £344 +1.40% 48
North Yorkshire +1 11 £311 -22.19% 11
South Yorkshire +2 3 £134 -51.27% 6
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 41 (62.12%) .NET
3 38 (57.58%) SQL Server
4 34 (51.52%) SQL
5 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 23 (34.85%) HTML
8 22 (33.33%) CSS
9 21 (31.82%) MVC
10 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
14 9 (13.64%) WCF
14 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
15 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.12%) HTML5
15 8 (12.12%) CSS3
15 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (12.12%) Oracle
15 8 (12.12%) Finance
16 7 (10.61%) ERP
16 7 (10.61%) XML
16 7 (10.61%) VB
16 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering

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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Marvel
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.09%) SSDT
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.55%) Adabas
7 3 (4.55%) Power BI
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.03%) MySQL
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (6.06%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) MSTest
5 4 (6.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Automotive
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 18 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 16 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.15%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 2 (3.03%) SSRS Developer
10 2 (3.03%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 23 (34.85%) HTML
4 22 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 10 (15.15%) Entity Framework
7 9 (13.64%) WCF
8 8 (12.12%) CSS3
8 8 (12.12%) HTML5
9 7 (10.61%) XML
10 5 (7.58%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.58%) Web Services
11 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.06%) Classic ASP
11 4 (6.06%) XSLT
12 3 (4.55%) DAO
12 3 (4.55%) JSON
12 3 (4.55%) RESTful
12 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.06%) FMCG
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.52%) MVS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) MVC
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 7 (10.61%) API Integration
4 7 (10.61%) ERP
4 7 (10.61%) Manual Testing
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) TDD
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.58%) BDD
7 4 (6.06%) Coaching
7 4 (6.06%) Database Optimisation
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.06%) Kanban
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 34 (51.52%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) VB
5 7 (10.61%) VB6
6 4 (6.06%) C
6 4 (6.06%) RPG
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) Java
8 2 (3.03%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) GDPR
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) QAD
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Tableau
4 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.03%) Telerik
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Workday