The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £648 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
Visual Studio
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
11 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.73% 20.00% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
Average daily rate £475 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Canary Wharf region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Spotfire
2 3 (75.00%) Syncfusion
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Access
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Access
2 3 (75.00%) Spotfire
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (75.00%) Syncfusion
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle