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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.36% - 4.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £310 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +4.66%
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 Croydon region.

Development Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
107 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 38.08% 25.00% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 11
Median daily rate £380 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £413 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
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%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft