The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.67% 1.87% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 13.33% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Development Applications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.11% 14.02% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 17
Average daily rate £453 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.58% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £393 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Red Gate
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Actian