The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Kingston Upon Thames 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.77% 5.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 11.32% 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Visual Studio
London

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 24 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Kingston upon Thames
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago