The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
London / Croydon
Rank - 25 16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.67% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 18.75% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £298 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.13%
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 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Development Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.11% 14.22% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £460 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Visual Studio
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle