The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 117 132 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 140 141 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 1.45% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.48% 11.73% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 80
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1336 1202 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.79% 12.32% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 743 603
Median daily rate £412 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +17 45 £370 +7.24% 10
Surrey +30 34 £375 +3.44% 7
Berkshire +8 18 £393 +1.29% 5
East Sussex +10 10 £325 +4.83% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £356 +12.20% 3
Oxfordshire -29 9 £413 +3.12% 6
West Sussex -6 7 £400 +48.83% 5
Kent +4 2 £275 -26.66% 5
Middlesex - 2 - -
Sussex - 2 £238 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 191 (67.02%) .NET
2 178 (62.46%) C#
3 154 (54.04%) SQL Server
4 148 (51.93%) SQL
5 123 (43.16%) JavaScript
6 119 (41.75%) Microsoft
7 100 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (33.68%) Windows
9 88 (30.88%) ASP.NET
10 86 (30.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 81 (28.42%) CSS
11 81 (28.42%) .NET Framework
12 79 (27.72%) MVC
13 77 (27.02%) HTML
14 73 (25.61%) jQuery
15 70 (24.56%) XML
16 66 (23.16%) T-SQL
17 64 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 62 (21.75%) Scrum
19 61 (21.40%) IIS
20 59 (20.70%) VB
21 57 (20.00%) Oracle
22 50 (17.54%) C++
22 50 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
23 48 (16.84%) PowerShell
24 43 (15.09%) Web Services
25 41 (14.39%) Web Development
26 40 (14.04%) Security Cleared
26 40 (14.04%) DevOps
27 36 (12.63%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 61 (21.40%) IIS
2 21 (7.37%) CMS
2 21 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.11%) WordPress
5 5 (1.75%) Drupal
5 5 (1.75%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.05%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.75%) AWD
4 1 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.26%) PaaS
3 13 (4.56%) IaaS
4 4 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.70%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.86%) DNS
1 11 (3.86%) Kerberos
2 10 (3.51%) Internet
3 8 (2.81%) Firewall
3 8 (2.81%) HTTP
4 6 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.40%) RS-232
6 2 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.70%) RS-422
7 1 (0.35%) Network Security
7 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) SAN
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (54.04%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (10.88%) Relational Database
4 28 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (8.07%) Azure SQL Database
5 23 (8.07%) Oracle Database
6 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.26%) MS Access
7 15 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.11%) MySQL
12 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.40%) DB2
14 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.05%) SSDT
15 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.70%) Power BI
15 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 86 (30.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.18%) Selenium
4 28 (9.82%) Subversion
5 21 (7.37%) SpecFlow
6 18 (6.32%) NUnit
7 12 (4.21%) TeamCity
7 12 (4.21%) WiX
8 11 (3.86%) MSI
8 11 (3.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (3.51%) MSBuild
10 9 (3.16%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (2.81%) JIRA
11 8 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.11%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.11%) Moq
13 5 (1.75%) Babel
13 5 (1.75%) webpack
14 4 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 4 (1.40%) Bower
General
1 17 (5.96%) Finance
2 9 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.11%) Law
3 6 (2.11%) Marketing
4 4 (1.40%) German Language
4 4 (1.40%) Military
5 3 (1.05%) Electronics
5 3 (1.05%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 179 (62.81%) Developer
2 82 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 58 (20.35%) C# Developer
4 39 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (9.12%) SQL Developer
6 23 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 18 (6.32%) Applications Developer
10 17 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (5.26%) ASP Developer
13 13 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.56%) Classic ASP Developer
13 13 (4.56%) VB Developer
14 12 (4.21%) Consultant
14 12 (4.21%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.86%) Senior Developer
15 11 (3.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (67.02%) .NET
2 88 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 81 (28.42%) .NET Framework
3 81 (28.42%) CSS
4 77 (27.02%) HTML
5 73 (25.61%) jQuery
6 70 (24.56%) XML
7 50 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (15.09%) Web Services
9 35 (12.28%) AngularJS
9 35 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (12.28%) WCF
10 32 (11.23%) Entity Framework
11 25 (8.77%) DCOM
11 25 (8.77%) HTML5
12 21 (7.37%) Ajax
12 21 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 20 (7.02%) Classic ASP
14 19 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (6.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.81%) User Experience
3 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.05%) Replication
7 2 (0.70%) CAN bus
7 2 (0.70%) Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.70%) iPhone
7 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (33.68%) Windows
2 32 (11.23%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.96%) Linux
3 17 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.81%) Android
6 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.11%) Unix
6 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.40%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.05%) VMS
10 2 (0.70%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) CentOS
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.72%) MVC
3 62 (21.75%) Scrum
4 41 (14.39%) Web Development
5 40 (14.04%) DevOps
6 30 (10.53%) TDD
7 29 (10.18%) Kanban
8 24 (8.42%) SDLC
9 23 (8.07%) Configuration Management
9 23 (8.07%) OO
10 22 (7.72%) Waterfall
11 21 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.67%) CRM
13 16 (5.61%) Change Control
13 16 (5.61%) Migration
14 13 (4.56%) BDD
14 13 (4.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (4.56%) Release Management
14 13 (4.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 178 (62.46%) C#
2 148 (51.93%) SQL
3 123 (43.16%) JavaScript
4 66 (23.16%) T-SQL
5 59 (20.70%) VB
6 50 (17.54%) C++
7 48 (16.84%) PowerShell
8 31 (10.88%) VB6
9 25 (8.77%) VB.NET
10 23 (8.07%) PL/SQL
11 22 (7.72%) Java
11 22 (7.72%) PHP
12 19 (6.67%) C
12 19 (6.67%) TypeScript
13 11 (3.86%) VBA
14 9 (3.16%) Python
15 6 (2.11%) Perl
15 6 (2.11%) VC++
16 5 (1.75%) C++/CLI
17 3 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.26%) Degree
3 15 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.16%) ISEB
5 9 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.11%) MCP
7 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.35%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) Puppet
2 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.05%) SCOM
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 119 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (20.00%) Oracle
3 18 (6.32%) AppDynamics
4 15 (5.26%) DevExpress
5 13 (4.56%) Dynatrace
5 13 (4.56%) New Relic
6 7 (2.46%) BMC
6 7 (2.46%) Remedy
7 6 (2.11%) EPiServer
7 6 (2.11%) Perforce
8 5 (1.75%) Arqiva
8 5 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.40%) HP
9 4 (1.40%) Serena
9 4 (1.40%) Telerik
10 3 (1.05%) IBM
10 3 (1.05%) Siebel
10 3 (1.05%) Telelogic
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