The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Docklands, London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.60% 1.36% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 12.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
Development Applications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.60% 11.31% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
Average daily rate £550 £463 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 23 July 2014, 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
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica