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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.89% 0.88% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 7.69% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Average daily rate
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- £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
9 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.04% 11.40% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 22
Average daily rate £388 £525 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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