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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 24 18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.53% 3.10%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.41% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.96% +9.72%
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
10 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.13% 20.61% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 9
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £359 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle