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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 134 134 157
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 30 24 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.69% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 4.49% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 49
Median daily rate £410 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.96% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £362 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £583 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
603 535 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.97% 15.43% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 442 641
Median daily rate £475 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 42 (62.69%) .NET
2 39 (58.21%) C#
3 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
3 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
4 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (37.31%) HTML
6 23 (34.33%) CSS
7 22 (32.84%) TDD
7 22 (32.84%) Scrum
8 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
9 19 (28.36%) MVC
10 17 (25.37%) BDD
11 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (22.39%) SQL
12 14 (20.90%) Workflow
12 14 (20.90%) Finance
12 14 (20.90%) HTML5
12 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
13 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.91%) LINQ
14 12 (17.91%) CSS3
15 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
15 11 (16.42%) RESTful
15 11 (16.42%) User Experience
16 10 (14.93%) DevOps
16 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (14.93%) gulp
16 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
16 10 (14.93%) Responsive Web Design

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 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.43%) Couchbase
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.97%) DTS
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.48%) SSDT
9 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.99%) Power BI
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.99%) SQLite
10 1 (1.49%) Big Data
10 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.93%) gulp
5 9 (13.43%) Bower
5 9 (13.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (13.43%) Mocha
5 9 (13.43%) Protractor
5 9 (13.43%) Sinon.JS
6 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.96%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.97%) NUnit
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium
8 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.48%) MSTest
9 3 (4.48%) WiX
10 2 (2.99%) Grunt
11 1 (1.49%) Calabash
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (14.93%) Angular Developer
4 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum Master
6 7 (10.45%) CRM Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Data Migration Developer
8 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) .NET
2 25 (37.31%) HTML
3 23 (34.33%) CSS
4 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
4 14 (20.90%) HTML5
5 12 (17.91%) CSS3
5 12 (17.91%) LINQ
6 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
6 11 (16.42%) RESTful
7 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
8 9 (13.43%) Chai
8 9 (13.43%) XML
9 8 (11.94%) jQuery
10 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (7.46%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.97%) Web Services
13 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
13 3 (4.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.45%) Equities
2 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (2.99%) IVR
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.49%) New Media
4 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Scrum
2 22 (32.84%) TDD
3 19 (28.36%) MVC
4 17 (25.37%) BDD
5 14 (20.90%) Workflow
6 10 (14.93%) CRM
6 10 (14.93%) DevOps
6 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
6 10 (14.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.43%) OOP
7 9 (13.43%) Service Design
8 8 (11.94%) Coaching
9 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.45%) Data Migration
9 7 (10.45%) Kanban
9 7 (10.45%) Migration
9 7 (10.45%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.96%) SOLID
10 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C#
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MBA
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Tableau
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) F5
4 1 (1.49%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.49%) Nintex
4 1 (1.49%) OpenText
4 1 (1.49%) RedDot
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