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 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / South East
Rank 153 144 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 90 120 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.37% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.03% 9.88% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 123
Median daily rate £398 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Median hourly rate £43.00 £60.62 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.06% +61.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £60.62 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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
1121 1214 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.76% 13.82% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 764 694
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 42
Median hourly rate £45.87 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Berkshire +13 28 £398 +13.57% 12
Hampshire +7 23 £375 +8.69% 16
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £325 -1.51% 10
Surrey -10 11 £473 +11.17% 8
West Sussex -8 6 £400 +14.28% 9
Kent +7 2 £454 +29.64% 4
East Sussex +5 1 £213 -38.40% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire -8 1 - - 6
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 136 (75.98%) .NET
2 125 (69.83%) C#
3 101 (56.42%) SQL
4 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (38.55%) Microsoft
6 68 (37.99%) SQL Server
7 67 (37.43%) JavaScript
8 57 (31.84%) .NET Framework
9 55 (30.73%) HTML
10 51 (28.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (27.37%) MVC
12 46 (25.70%) CSS
13 44 (24.58%) Windows
13 44 (24.58%) Security Cleared
14 39 (21.79%) ASP.NET
14 39 (21.79%) XML
15 37 (20.67%) Web Services
15 37 (20.67%) SC Cleared
16 34 (18.99%) Oracle
17 33 (18.44%) WCF
18 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
19 29 (16.20%) T-SQL
20 27 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (14.53%) Java
21 26 (14.53%) Scrum
22 25 (13.97%) Web Development
22 25 (13.97%) C++
22 25 (13.97%) HTML5
23 24 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
23 24 (13.41%) VB.NET

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 13 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (7.26%) IIS
1 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.47%) CMS
4 6 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) Jetty
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.35%) PaaS
3 3 (1.68%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) LAN
2 4 (2.23%) Internet
3 3 (1.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) IGMP
4 2 (1.12%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) GPRS
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (37.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.59%) MySQL
4 9 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (4.47%) MS Access
5 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.35%) GIS
7 6 (3.35%) Redis
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) DB2
8 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (28.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.26%) JIRA
4 12 (6.70%) Selenium
5 11 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (4.47%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.35%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.35%) NeoLoad
7 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.79%) Subversion
9 4 (2.23%) AppVeyor
9 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.23%) JMeter
9 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.23%) MSTest
10 3 (1.68%) Moq
10 3 (1.68%) NuGet
10 3 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (1.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Back Office
3 4 (2.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.68%) Advertising
4 3 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (67.04%) Developer
2 39 (21.79%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.55%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (10.61%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.70%) Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Consultant
7 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) C++ Developer
8 9 (5.03%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Tester
8 9 (5.03%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (4.47%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (75.98%) .NET
2 57 (31.84%) .NET Framework
3 55 (30.73%) HTML
4 46 (25.70%) CSS
5 39 (21.79%) ASP.NET
5 39 (21.79%) XML
6 37 (20.67%) Web Services
7 33 (18.44%) WCF
8 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
9 25 (13.97%) HTML5
10 24 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (12.29%) jQuery
12 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (10.06%) REST
14 17 (9.50%) Entity Framework
15 12 (6.70%) LINQ
15 12 (6.70%) SOAP
16 9 (5.03%) Ajax
16 9 (5.03%) RESTful
17 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.35%) Replication
2 6 (3.35%) User Experience
3 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.58%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Linux
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.35%) Android
5 4 (2.23%) Unix
6 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) CentOS
7 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.12%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.37%) MVC
3 26 (14.53%) Scrum
4 25 (13.97%) Web Development
5 17 (9.50%) SDLC
6 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.94%) CRM
7 14 (7.82%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.15%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.15%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.15%) Project Management
9 10 (5.59%) DevOps
10 9 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.03%) Defect Management
10 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.03%) TDD
11 8 (4.47%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.47%) OO
11 8 (4.47%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 125 (69.83%) C#
2 101 (56.42%) SQL
3 67 (37.43%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.20%) T-SQL
5 26 (14.53%) Java
6 25 (13.97%) C++
7 24 (13.41%) VB.NET
8 18 (10.06%) VB
9 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.47%) C
11 6 (3.35%) PHP
11 6 (3.35%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.35%) VBA
12 5 (2.79%) Perl
12 5 (2.79%) VB6
12 5 (2.79%) VC++
13 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.68%) Python
14 1 (0.56%) ES6
14 1 (0.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) Degree
4 8 (4.47%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.12%) CISA
7 2 (1.12%) HNC
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.56%) Netcool
3 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 69 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.99%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) Telerik
4 9 (5.03%) HP
5 8 (4.47%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.35%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.35%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.35%) SAP
6 6 (3.35%) VMware
7 5 (2.79%) Google
7 5 (2.79%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.12%) Infoflex
8 2 (1.12%) Mercator
8 2 (1.12%) QNX
8 2 (1.12%) Serena
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor
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