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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 212 227 174
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 248 225 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.96% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% 6.49% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 156 224
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Visual Studio
England

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
4006 3469 3477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.10% 14.73% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2955 2494 2513
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.87% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £37.50 £86.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 36 £425 -5.61% 21
Bromley +1 4 £325 -
Uxbridge - 2 £360 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £387 -
Docklands, London +14 1 - -
Croydon -15 1 £310 - 1
Harrow - 1 £360 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 305 (69.79%) .NET
2 286 (65.45%) C#
3 262 (59.95%) Microsoft
4 248 (56.75%) SQL Server
5 180 (41.19%) SQL
6 165 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
7 157 (35.93%) JavaScript
8 127 (29.06%) HTML
9 113 (25.86%) CSS
9 113 (25.86%) MVC
10 112 (25.63%) ASP.NET
11 107 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 106 (24.26%) .NET Framework
13 101 (23.11%) jQuery
14 77 (17.62%) Oracle
15 75 (17.16%) TDD
16 74 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 74 (16.93%) T-SQL
16 74 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 71 (16.25%) HTML5
18 70 (16.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 67 (15.33%) MS Excel
19 67 (15.33%) SharePoint
19 67 (15.33%) Finance
20 66 (15.10%) AngularJS
21 64 (14.65%) Scrum
22 63 (14.42%) Web Services
23 62 (14.19%) XML
23 62 (14.19%) NUnit
24 59 (13.50%) Analytical Skills

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 67 (15.33%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.92%) IIS
3 24 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (5.03%) CMS
5 21 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (2.97%) Confluence
7 10 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.37%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.92%) Documentum
10 4 (0.92%) SAS
10 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.69%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 67 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.75%) MS Office
3 7 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.14%) Mingle
6 2 (0.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (5.72%) RMDS
3 9 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (2.06%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) Maximo
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) Endur
5 1 (0.23%) Investran
5 1 (0.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.14%) PaaS
5 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 4 (0.92%) Office 365
6 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.03%) HTTP
2 9 (2.06%) Internet
3 8 (1.83%) Firewall
4 5 (1.14%) SMTP
5 3 (0.69%) WAAS
6 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.46%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.46%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) AMQP
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (56.75%) SQL Server
2 74 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (16.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (10.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 46 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (6.41%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (3.20%) MongoDB
9 14 (3.20%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.29%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.60%) Big Data
13 7 (1.60%) Power BI
13 7 (1.60%) SSDT
14 6 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 107 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (14.19%) NUnit
3 34 (7.78%) Git (software)
4 33 (7.55%) JIRA
5 32 (7.32%) SpecFlow
6 23 (5.26%) Selenium
7 21 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.89%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.20%) Subversion
11 13 (2.97%) Moq
12 12 (2.75%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.75%) Maven
13 11 (2.52%) Artifactory
13 11 (2.52%) Eclipse
13 11 (2.52%) WebDriver
14 10 (2.29%) Grunt
15 9 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.83%) gulp
16 8 (1.83%) MSBuild
General
1 67 (15.33%) Finance
2 27 (6.18%) Banking
2 27 (6.18%) Front Office
3 23 (5.26%) Marketing
4 19 (4.35%) Legal
5 15 (3.43%) Retail
6 14 (3.20%) Publishing
7 12 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.06%) Back Office
10 6 (1.37%) Billing
11 5 (1.14%) Advertising
12 4 (0.92%) Law
13 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
15 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 303 (69.34%) Developer
2 135 (30.89%) .NET Developer
3 101 (23.11%) C# Developer
4 67 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (11.21%) SQL Developer
6 34 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.64%) Analyst
9 26 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
10 23 (5.26%) Architect
10 23 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.03%) UX Developer
12 20 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (4.58%) WPF Developer
13 19 (4.35%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 19 (4.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 19 (4.35%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (3.66%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (69.79%) .NET
2 127 (29.06%) HTML
3 113 (25.86%) CSS
4 112 (25.63%) ASP.NET
5 106 (24.26%) .NET Framework
6 101 (23.11%) jQuery
7 74 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (16.25%) HTML5
9 66 (15.10%) AngularJS
10 63 (14.42%) Web Services
11 62 (14.19%) XML
12 37 (8.47%) WCF
12 37 (8.47%) WPF
13 36 (8.24%) CSS3
14 35 (8.01%) Entity Framework
15 33 (7.55%) LINQ
16 26 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (5.72%) Rendezvous
17 25 (5.72%) SOAP
18 24 (5.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (11.90%) User Experience
3 35 (8.01%) Fixed Income
4 29 (6.64%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.29%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.06%) NHS
8 7 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.60%) Equities
9 6 (1.37%) Derivative
9 6 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.37%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.37%) Wiki
10 5 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.14%) Informatics
10 5 (1.14%) IVR
10 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.90%) Windows
2 19 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.89%) Linux
4 5 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Android
6 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Unix
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.86%) MVC
3 75 (17.16%) TDD
4 64 (14.65%) Scrum
5 57 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (11.44%) OO
7 41 (9.38%) MVVM
7 41 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 38 (8.70%) Web Development
9 37 (8.47%) BDD
10 35 (8.01%) ETL
11 34 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (7.09%) CRM
13 30 (6.86%) Software Engineering
14 29 (6.64%) Electronic Trading
15 26 (5.95%) Data Management
15 26 (5.95%) Migration
16 24 (5.49%) Workflow
17 22 (5.03%) Responsive Web Design
18 20 (4.58%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 286 (65.45%) C#
2 180 (41.19%) SQL
3 157 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 74 (16.93%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.98%) Java
6 32 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 32 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 29 (6.64%) C++
8 26 (5.95%) XAML
9 22 (5.03%) VBA
10 15 (3.43%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.52%) C
11 11 (2.52%) VB
12 10 (2.29%) Python
13 8 (1.83%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.60%) Ruby
14 7 (1.60%) Scala
15 6 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (9.38%) Degree
2 32 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.06%) ISEB
6 6 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.46%) MBA
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) WCAG
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.29%) Docker
2 10 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.37%) KVM
5 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (2.75%) Puppet
2 6 (1.37%) Terraform
3 5 (1.14%) Ansible
4 3 (0.69%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.69%) SCCM
4 3 (0.69%) SCOM
5 2 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.46%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.46%) Mesos
5 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 262 (59.95%) Microsoft
2 77 (17.62%) Oracle
3 26 (5.95%) Reuters
4 25 (5.72%) ION Trading
4 25 (5.72%) TIBCO
5 18 (4.12%) IBM
6 14 (3.20%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.97%) Tableau
8 11 (2.52%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.29%) VMware
10 9 (2.06%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.37%) Greenplum
12 5 (1.14%) Adobe
12 5 (1.14%) HP
12 5 (1.14%) Rally
12 5 (1.14%) Splunk
12 5 (1.14%) Sybase
13 4 (0.92%) Apigee
13 4 (0.92%) Nintex
13 4 (0.92%) SAP
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: circa £550
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £385 - £410.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago