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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
London / City of London
Rank 117 116 135
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 36 31 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.97% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.09% 7.31% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 53
Median daily rate £450 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%

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
508 424 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.27% 13.32% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 328 601
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 40 (59.70%) C#
1 40 (59.70%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
4 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
7 22 (32.84%) SQL
7 22 (32.84%) HTML
7 22 (32.84%) CSS
8 18 (26.87%) MVC
9 16 (23.88%) Finance
9 16 (23.88%) TDD
10 15 (22.39%) Scrum
11 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (17.91%) jQuery
12 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
14 10 (14.93%) Banking
14 10 (14.93%) XML
14 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
14 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.93%) BDD
15 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (13.43%) JSON
15 9 (13.43%) 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.49%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) SSL
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.46%) Power BI
7 4 (5.97%) Couchbase
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.48%) DTS
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.99%) QlikView
9 2 (2.99%) SAS EBI
9 2 (2.99%) SQLite
10 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (8.96%) Protractor
5 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.46%) NUnit
5 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.97%) Bower
6 4 (5.97%) gulp
6 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.97%) Mocha
6 4 (5.97%) Selenium
6 4 (5.97%) Sinon.JS
6 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.48%) MSTest
8 1 (1.49%) NuGet
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Angular Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Business Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Scrum Master
6 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Risk Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Azure Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) CSS
2 22 (32.84%) HTML
3 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.91%) jQuery
4 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
5 10 (14.93%) XML
6 9 (13.43%) JSON
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.45%) CSS3
8 7 (10.45%) LINQ
8 7 (10.45%) RESTful
9 6 (8.96%) HTML5
10 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
10 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.46%) Web Services
11 4 (5.97%) Chai
11 4 (5.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.97%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.99%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.49%) Robotics
5 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) MVC
3 16 (23.88%) TDD
4 15 (22.39%) Scrum
5 10 (14.93%) BDD
5 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.43%) Workflow
7 8 (11.94%) SOLID
7 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.96%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.96%) OO
9 6 (8.96%) Web Development
10 5 (7.46%) Coaching
10 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.46%) ETL
10 5 (7.46%) Kanban
10 5 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Tableau
3 2 (2.99%) Telerik
4 1 (1.49%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) F5
4 1 (1.49%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) Nintex
4 1 (1.49%) OpenText
4 1 (1.49%) RedDot
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
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