The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.34% - 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.19% 10.66% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 10
Median daily rate £450 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware