The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / London
Rank 205 250 205
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -45
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 215 167 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.35% 5.19% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 128 168
Median daily rate £425 £434 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £321 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +25.00%

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3385 3220 3204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.78% 15.05% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2451 2354 2396
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in London

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 35 £450 +8.30% 12
Lewisham - 5 £300 -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Bromley - 1 £163 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 216 (61.54%) .NET
2 209 (59.54%) C#
3 182 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 166 (47.29%) SQL Server
5 134 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (33.90%) SQL
7 101 (28.77%) JavaScript
7 101 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (23.08%) HTML
9 76 (21.65%) MVC
10 72 (20.51%) CSS
11 69 (19.66%) ASP.NET
12 68 (19.37%) TDD
13 65 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 64 (18.23%) Scrum
14 64 (18.23%) Finance
15 62 (17.66%) MS Excel
16 57 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 56 (15.95%) T-SQL
18 54 (15.38%) .NET Framework
19 53 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 53 (15.10%) Windows
20 52 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
20 52 (14.81%) WCF
21 48 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
22 46 (13.11%) SharePoint
23 45 (12.82%) CRM
24 44 (12.54%) Data Warehouse
24 44 (12.54%) Git (software)
24 44 (12.54%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 46 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.70%) IIS
3 19 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.13%) CMS
6 9 (2.56%) SAS
7 8 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.99%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.14%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.14%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.57%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.57%) WebORB
Applications
1 62 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.55%) MS Office
3 10 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.14%) MS Project
5 3 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.57%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) Mingle
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (12.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.28%) RMDS
3 4 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.14%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.57%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.42%) PaaS
3 10 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.56%) GitHub
5 6 (1.71%) Data Lake Analytics
5 6 (1.71%) Office 365
6 5 (1.42%) IaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.57%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.57%) SaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.28%) Loggly
10 1 (0.28%) Route 53
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) HTTP
2 10 (2.85%) Internet
3 9 (2.56%) Firewall
3 9 (2.56%) SSL
4 7 (1.99%) Intranet
5 6 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.85%) SMTP
7 2 (0.57%) DMZ
7 2 (0.57%) LDAP
8 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) FTP
8 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.28%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) PBX
8 1 (0.28%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (47.29%) SQL Server
2 65 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (16.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (12.54%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (5.70%) Power BI
9 19 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (4.56%) NoSQL
12 13 (3.70%) Oracle Database
13 11 (3.13%) MongoDB
13 11 (3.13%) QlikView
14 9 (2.56%) OLAP
15 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.99%) Big Data
17 6 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (1.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 101 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (12.54%) Git (software)
3 31 (8.83%) NUnit
4 28 (7.98%) JIRA
5 20 (5.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.27%) SpecFlow
7 14 (3.99%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.42%) Subversion
9 11 (3.13%) Selenium
10 10 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.85%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.28%) Protractor
12 7 (1.99%) Bower
12 7 (1.99%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.71%) Gradle
13 6 (1.71%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.71%) MSTest
13 6 (1.71%) WiX
General
1 64 (18.23%) Finance
2 25 (7.12%) Banking
3 17 (4.84%) Front Office
4 11 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.28%) Retail
6 6 (1.71%) Advertising
6 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Back Office
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (64.39%) Developer
2 78 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 66 (18.80%) C# Developer
4 48 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (7.98%) Analyst
6 26 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 23 (6.55%) CRM Developer
7 23 (6.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 19 (5.41%) Architect
10 18 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (5.13%) WPF Developer
11 17 (4.84%) C# WPF Developer
11 17 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (4.84%) Tester
12 16 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (4.27%) Consultant
14 14 (3.99%) HTML Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (61.54%) .NET
2 81 (23.08%) HTML
3 72 (20.51%) CSS
4 69 (19.66%) ASP.NET
5 54 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 52 (14.81%) WCF
7 39 (11.11%) jQuery
8 36 (10.26%) Web Services
9 34 (9.69%) AngularJS
10 32 (9.12%) HTML5
10 32 (9.12%) XML
11 31 (8.83%) WPF
12 27 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (7.41%) REST
14 25 (7.12%) JSON
14 25 (7.12%) RESTful
15 24 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (5.70%) CSS3
17 19 (5.41%) Entity Framework
18 17 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.98%) User Experience
3 14 (3.99%) Fixed Income
3 14 (3.99%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.28%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.99%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.71%) Derivative
8 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.14%) Equities
9 4 (1.14%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.14%) NHS
9 4 (1.14%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.14%) Robotics
9 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.10%) Windows
2 23 (6.55%) Linux
3 21 (5.98%) Android
4 19 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.85%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.28%) Windows Phone
6 8 (2.28%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.85%) Unix
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (21.65%) MVC
3 68 (19.37%) TDD
4 64 (18.23%) Scrum
5 52 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (12.82%) CRM
7 35 (9.97%) Unit Testing
8 32 (9.12%) OO
9 29 (8.26%) Analytics
9 29 (8.26%) Web Development
10 28 (7.98%) BDD
11 25 (7.12%) MVVM
12 24 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (6.55%) ETL
14 22 (6.27%) DevOps
15 21 (5.98%) Software Engineering
16 19 (5.41%) Multithreading
16 19 (5.41%) Test Automation
17 18 (5.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (59.54%) C#
2 119 (33.90%) SQL
3 101 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 56 (15.95%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 24 (6.84%) Java
7 16 (4.56%) C++
8 12 (3.42%) XAML
9 9 (2.56%) VBA
10 8 (2.28%) Python
10 8 (2.28%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.42%) C
12 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.85%) Scala
12 3 (0.85%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) ES6
13 2 (0.57%) R
13 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.57%) VB6
13 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.55%) Degree
2 12 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.99%) ISEB
4 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.85%) MCITP
5 3 (0.85%) MCTS
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.57%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.99%) Docker
2 7 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.14%) Firmware
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) LXC
5 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 182 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.69%) Oracle
3 11 (3.13%) Tableau
4 10 (2.85%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.56%) Reuters
6 8 (2.28%) ION Trading
6 8 (2.28%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.42%) RedGate
9 4 (1.14%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.85%) HP
10 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.85%) Telerik
10 3 (0.85%) Teradata
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix
11 2 (0.57%) Cognos
11 2 (0.57%) IBM
11 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.57%) SAP
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