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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 141 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 25 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.02% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 7.95% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 58
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £609 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £341
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
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
566 717 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 12.80% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 546 642
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 May 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 2 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 City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 41 (77.36%) C#
3 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
4 31 (58.49%) SQL
5 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (39.62%) MVC
8 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
9 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
10 15 (28.30%) TDD
11 14 (26.42%) Finance
11 14 (26.42%) Scrum
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.53%) SpecFlow
12 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (20.75%) HTML
13 11 (20.75%) Web Services
14 10 (18.87%) XML
14 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
14 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
14 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
14 10 (18.87%) WCF
14 10 (18.87%) WPF
14 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
15 9 (16.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (16.98%) Java
15 9 (16.98%) Oracle
15 9 (16.98%) ISEB

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 8 (15.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) GIS
5 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.77%) HBase
6 2 (3.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (24.53%) SpecFlow
3 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.21%) NUnit
5 6 (11.32%) Selenium
6 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.55%) NSubstitute
6 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.77%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Maven
8 2 (3.77%) MSTest
8 2 (3.77%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.66%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
2 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
4 11 (20.75%) HTML
4 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (18.87%) WCF
5 10 (18.87%) WPF
5 10 (18.87%) XML
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
6 8 (15.09%) Gherkin
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.32%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (7.55%) HTML5
9 4 (7.55%) JSON
9 4 (7.55%) Kendo UI
9 4 (7.55%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) IVR
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
1 8 (15.09%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) MVC
3 15 (28.30%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) ATDD
7 8 (15.09%) BDD
7 8 (15.09%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Test Management
7 8 (15.09%) Web Development
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.43%) Change Management
10 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Content Management
11 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) C#
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.98%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) VB
6 4 (7.55%) VBScript
6 4 (7.55%) XAML
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) SAS Macro
8 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.77%) VB6
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) C-shell
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) ISEB
1 9 (16.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) WCAG
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.89%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.89%) Mesos
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) RedDot
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) i2
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) CA
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) RedGate
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
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