The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 135 154 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -53
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 38 51 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.92% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.84% 6.71% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 82
Median daily rate £422 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £326 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
651 760 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.47% 13.76% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 621 615
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the City of London region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 33 (54.10%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
5 23 (37.70%) SQL
6 20 (32.79%) HTML
7 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.51%) CSS
8 17 (27.87%) Finance
8 17 (27.87%) Scrum
9 16 (26.23%) MVC
9 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (24.59%) HTML5
11 13 (21.31%) TDD
12 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.03%) CRM
13 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
14 10 (16.39%) Web Services
14 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
14 10 (16.39%) CSS3
14 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
14 10 (16.39%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
15 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (14.75%) jQuery
15 9 (14.75%) Gherkin
15 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.11%) Migration
16 8 (13.11%) Workflow

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) AMQP
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.20%) Couchbase
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) SSDT
7 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.28%) DTS
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.28%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (9.84%) gulp
4 5 (8.20%) Bower
4 5 (8.20%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.20%) Mocha
4 5 (8.20%) Protractor
4 5 (8.20%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.92%) WiX
7 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.28%) Grunt
7 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (11.48%) CRM Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Angular Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) HTML5
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
6 10 (16.39%) CSS3
6 10 (16.39%) Web Services
7 9 (14.75%) Gherkin
7 9 (14.75%) jQuery
8 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.48%) RESTful
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.20%) Chai
10 5 (8.20%) LINQ
11 4 (6.56%) Sass
11 4 (6.56%) XML
12 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
12 3 (4.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Equities
3 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.56%) IVR
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) New Media
6 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Scrum
3 16 (26.23%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) TDD
5 11 (18.03%) CRM
6 8 (13.11%) BDD
6 8 (13.11%) Migration
6 8 (13.11%) Workflow
7 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.48%) DevOps
7 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.20%) OOP
9 5 (8.20%) Service Design
10 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL
10 4 (6.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) C-shell
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MBA
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.64%) Mesos
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.92%) Tableau
4 2 (3.28%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) RedDot
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £371.00 per day
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