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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 139 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.87% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 7.23% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 49
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 £348 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
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
562 650 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.87% 11.96% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 511 631
Median daily rate £450 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 26 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 26 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 45 (80.36%) C#
2 43 (76.79%) .NET
3 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
4 33 (58.93%) SQL
5 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
6 23 (41.07%) MVC
7 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 16 (28.57%) Finance
11 15 (26.79%) TDD
12 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.21%) Scrum
14 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
14 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
15 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
15 11 (19.64%) WCF
15 11 (19.64%) Oracle
16 10 (17.86%) Web Services
17 9 (16.07%) XML
17 9 (16.07%) Windows
17 9 (16.07%) CSS
17 9 (16.07%) Java
17 9 (16.07%) Data Analysis
17 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
18 8 (14.29%) BDD
18 8 (14.29%) WPF

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 7 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) AMQP
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) Big Data
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) GIS
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.57%) HBase
6 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
3 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.50%) NUnit
6 6 (10.71%) Selenium
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.36%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.36%) NSubstitute
7 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.57%) JUnit
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) MSTest
8 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.57%) Subversion
9 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.36%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.43%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) WCF
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) CSS
7 9 (16.07%) XML
8 8 (14.29%) WPF
9 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
9 7 (12.50%) jQuery
10 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.93%) HTML5
11 5 (8.93%) JSON
12 4 (7.14%) RESTful
12 4 (7.14%) SOAP
12 4 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) IVR
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) MVC
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) TDD
4 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) BDD
6 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.50%) ATDD
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Test Management
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.93%) Change Management
9 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) C#
2 33 (58.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.07%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.14%) VB
6 4 (7.14%) VBScript
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) VBA
7 3 (5.36%) XAML
8 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) SAS Macro
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) VB6
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) C-shell
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) ISEB
1 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) WCAG
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.79%) Mesos
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) RedDot
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) i2
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
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