The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 11 6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames - 2.13% 5.00%
As % of the Development Applications category - 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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 £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Development Applications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 14.08% 6.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Visual Studio
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared