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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 250 235 187
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -48
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 187 233 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.00% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.54% 6.35% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 178 218
Median daily rate £422 £390 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
4116 3671 3639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.04% 15.76% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2947 2664 2716
Median daily rate £463 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 38 £419 -6.94% 20
Uxbridge - 2 £360 -
Westminster - 2 £315 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £425 -22.81%
Croydon -11 1 £300 - 1
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £275 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 273 (68.42%) .NET
2 258 (64.66%) C#
3 247 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 213 (53.38%) SQL Server
5 161 (40.35%) JavaScript
6 160 (40.10%) SQL
7 149 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (30.83%) HTML
9 113 (28.32%) MVC
10 108 (27.07%) ASP.NET
11 107 (26.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 104 (26.07%) CSS
13 93 (23.31%) .NET Framework
14 82 (20.55%) T-SQL
14 82 (20.55%) jQuery
15 70 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 69 (17.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 68 (17.04%) MS Excel
18 67 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 66 (16.54%) TDD
20 65 (16.29%) HTML5
21 64 (16.04%) SharePoint
22 62 (15.54%) XML
23 61 (15.29%) OO
24 60 (15.04%) Windows
25 57 (14.29%) Oracle
26 55 (13.78%) Finance
27 54 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
28 53 (13.28%) AngularJS
29 52 (13.03%) Web Services

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 64 (16.04%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.52%) IIS
3 23 (5.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (5.26%) CMS
5 18 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.26%) Confluence
7 7 (1.75%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.00%) Documentum
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.76%) MS Office
3 9 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.25%) Mingle
6 2 (0.50%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.51%) RMDS
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.50%) Maximo
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) Endur
5 1 (0.25%) Investran
5 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.25%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.26%) PaaS
4 6 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.50%) Office 365
5 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 3 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.01%) HTTP
2 5 (1.25%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) Firewall
4 3 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.75%) SMTP
4 3 (0.75%) SSL
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) WAAS
5 2 (0.50%) AMQP
5 2 (0.50%) DMZ
5 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 2 (0.50%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (53.38%) SQL Server
2 70 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (17.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (11.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (7.02%) Relational Database
8 25 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (5.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (4.76%) NoSQL
11 16 (4.01%) MongoDB
11 16 (4.01%) Oracle Database
11 16 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.76%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.51%) Power BI
14 9 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (2.26%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.01%) DTS
16 7 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 107 (26.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (10.53%) NUnit
3 40 (10.03%) Git (software)
4 39 (9.77%) JIRA
5 30 (7.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 24 (6.02%) SpecFlow
8 20 (5.01%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.26%) Selenium
10 11 (2.76%) gulp
10 11 (2.76%) Subversion
11 9 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.26%) Grunt
12 8 (2.01%) Bower
12 8 (2.01%) MSTest
12 8 (2.01%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.75%) Moq
13 7 (1.75%) Protractor
13 7 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
13 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (13.78%) Finance
2 21 (5.26%) Banking
3 16 (4.01%) Marketing
4 15 (3.76%) Front Office
4 15 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.51%) Retail
6 13 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.26%) Legal
6 13 (3.26%) Publishing
7 6 (1.50%) Advertising
7 6 (1.50%) Billing
7 6 (1.50%) Law
8 3 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (69.92%) Developer
2 104 (26.07%) .NET Developer
3 83 (20.80%) C# Developer
4 52 (13.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (8.77%) SQL Developer
6 25 (6.27%) Architect
6 25 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.76%) Analyst
8 23 (5.76%) SharePoint Developer
9 20 (5.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 20 (5.01%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.76%) CRM Developer
11 18 (4.51%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
12 17 (4.26%) WPF Developer
13 15 (3.76%) Software Developer
14 14 (3.51%) Applications Developer
14 14 (3.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 14 (3.51%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (68.42%) .NET
2 123 (30.83%) HTML
3 108 (27.07%) ASP.NET
4 104 (26.07%) CSS
5 93 (23.31%) .NET Framework
6 82 (20.55%) jQuery
7 67 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (16.29%) HTML5
9 62 (15.54%) XML
10 53 (13.28%) AngularJS
11 52 (13.03%) Web Services
12 51 (12.78%) WCF
13 34 (8.52%) JSON
14 32 (8.02%) CSS3
15 30 (7.52%) RESTful
15 30 (7.52%) WPF
16 27 (6.77%) REST
17 25 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (6.27%) LINQ
17 25 (6.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.53%) User Experience
3 31 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.02%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.51%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.01%) Equities
7 8 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.01%) NHS
8 6 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.50%) Wiki
9 5 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.00%) Derivative
10 4 (1.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.04%) Windows
2 17 (4.26%) Linux
3 14 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.26%) Android
4 9 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.50%) Unix
6 6 (1.50%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (28.32%) MVC
3 66 (16.54%) TDD
4 61 (15.29%) OO
5 51 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (12.53%) Scrum
7 41 (10.28%) MVVM
7 41 (10.28%) Unit Testing
8 33 (8.27%) CRM
9 32 (8.02%) BDD
10 31 (7.77%) Workflow
11 29 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (6.77%) Data Modelling
12 27 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 26 (6.52%) DevOps
13 26 (6.52%) Web Development
14 25 (6.27%) Data Management
14 25 (6.27%) ETL
14 25 (6.27%) Migration
15 23 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (64.66%) C#
2 161 (40.35%) JavaScript
3 160 (40.10%) SQL
4 82 (20.55%) T-SQL
5 38 (9.52%) Java
6 26 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 25 (6.27%) C++
8 21 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.76%) VBA
9 15 (3.76%) XAML
10 11 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.76%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.01%) VB
12 6 (1.50%) Python
12 6 (1.50%) Scala
13 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.25%) PHP
13 5 (1.25%) VBScript
14 4 (1.00%) C
15 3 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (9.52%) Degree
2 22 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.00%) ISEB
7 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) MBA
8 2 (0.50%) MCITP
8 2 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.77%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (3.76%) Docker
2 12 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.01%) Puppet
3 6 (1.50%) Terraform
4 5 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.75%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.75%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 247 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (3.76%) Atlassian
3 15 (3.76%) Reuters
4 14 (3.51%) EPiServer
4 14 (3.51%) ION Trading
4 14 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 13 (3.26%) IBM
6 12 (3.01%) Tableau
7 9 (2.26%) Apigee
8 8 (2.01%) Adobe
8 8 (2.01%) VMware
9 7 (1.75%) HP
10 6 (1.50%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.25%) Nintex
11 5 (1.25%) Rally
11 5 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.25%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.00%) SAP
13 3 (0.75%) Sybase
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