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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 124 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 159 139 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 1.45% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.65% 11.37% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 78 78
Median daily rate £363 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -12.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
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
1365 1222 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.34% 12.79% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 753 534
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.43 £47.50 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 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
Surrey +24 46 £445 +27.14% 7
Hampshire +28 45 £335 +7.20% 14
Berkshire +9 20 £375 +15.38% 10
West Sussex -6 12 £370 +13.84% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £338 +12.50% 6
Oxfordshire -15 8 £413 +3.12% 2
Middlesex 0 6 £360 -
East Sussex - 6 £325 - 4
Sussex - 4 £238 -
Kent -7 2 £275 -26.66% 3
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 182 (68.42%) .NET
2 170 (63.91%) C#
3 164 (61.65%) SQL Server
4 141 (53.01%) SQL
5 136 (51.13%) JavaScript
6 107 (40.23%) Microsoft
7 98 (36.84%) CSS
8 96 (36.09%) ASP.NET
9 94 (35.34%) HTML
10 82 (30.83%) jQuery
11 80 (30.08%) MVC
11 80 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 74 (27.82%) Windows
14 69 (25.94%) .NET Framework
15 68 (25.56%) T-SQL
16 63 (23.68%) IIS
17 60 (22.56%) XML
18 52 (19.55%) Scrum
19 51 (19.17%) VB
19 51 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (18.42%) Web Development
20 49 (18.42%) Oracle
21 45 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
22 43 (16.17%) PowerShell
23 38 (14.29%) HTML5
23 38 (14.29%) AngularJS
24 36 (13.53%) WCF
25 35 (13.16%) Security Cleared
25 35 (13.16%) C++

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 63 (23.68%) IIS
2 28 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.14%) CMS
4 10 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.26%) WordPress
6 5 (1.88%) Drupal
6 5 (1.88%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.13%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.75%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 30 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.51%) MS Office
3 7 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) GIMP
4 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.26%) PaaS
3 13 (4.89%) IaaS
4 5 (1.88%) Office 365
5 4 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.89%) HTTP
2 11 (4.14%) Internet
3 9 (3.38%) DNS
4 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.88%) RS-232
5 5 (1.88%) SSL
5 5 (1.88%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.50%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.75%) RS-422
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (61.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 18 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.64%) Oracle Database
8 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.51%) MS Access
9 12 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.38%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.75%) GIS
14 2 (0.75%) HDInsight
14 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 77 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (12.41%) Subversion
3 26 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.26%) NUnit
5 13 (4.89%) Selenium
6 9 (3.38%) MSBuild
6 9 (3.38%) SpecFlow
6 9 (3.38%) TortoiseSVN
7 8 (3.01%) Moq
7 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.63%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.88%) Babel
9 5 (1.88%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.88%) MSI
9 5 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.88%) webpack
10 4 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (1.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (1.50%) WiX
11 3 (1.13%) NDepend
General
1 11 (4.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Law
3 5 (1.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.50%) Banking
4 4 (1.50%) German Language
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
5 3 (1.13%) Electronics
5 3 (1.13%) Military
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (66.17%) Developer
2 83 (31.20%) .NET Developer
3 66 (24.81%) C# Developer
4 46 (17.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (12.03%) SQL Developer
6 26 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 23 (8.65%) ASP Developer
9 21 (7.89%) Applications Developer
10 20 (7.52%) Software Engineer
11 18 (6.77%) Classic ASP Developer
12 17 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (5.64%) Azure Engineer
13 15 (5.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (5.26%) Support Engineer
14 14 (5.26%) VB Developer
15 12 (4.51%) C# Application Developer
15 12 (4.51%) HTML Developer
15 12 (4.51%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (68.42%) .NET
2 98 (36.84%) CSS
3 96 (36.09%) ASP.NET
4 94 (35.34%) HTML
5 82 (30.83%) jQuery
6 69 (25.94%) .NET Framework
7 60 (22.56%) XML
8 51 (19.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 38 (14.29%) HTML5
10 36 (13.53%) WCF
11 32 (12.03%) DCOM
12 31 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (11.28%) Web Services
14 28 (10.53%) Classic ASP
15 27 (10.15%) CSS3
16 25 (9.40%) Entity Framework
17 21 (7.89%) Ajax
18 17 (6.39%) ADO.NET
18 17 (6.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.76%) User Experience
3 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.88%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.13%) Clustering
8 3 (1.13%) Contactless
8 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.75%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.75%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.82%) Windows
2 26 (9.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.14%) Linux
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.50%) Android
6 4 (1.50%) Windows CE
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.13%) VMS
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
1 80 (30.08%) MVC
2 52 (19.55%) Scrum
3 49 (18.42%) Web Development
4 33 (12.41%) Kanban
5 28 (10.53%) SDLC
6 27 (10.15%) DevOps
7 26 (9.77%) TDD
7 26 (9.77%) Waterfall
8 24 (9.02%) OO
9 20 (7.52%) Change Control
9 20 (7.52%) CRM
9 20 (7.52%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.64%) Release Management
10 15 (5.64%) SOLID
11 14 (5.26%) Service Management
12 13 (4.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.89%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 170 (63.91%) C#
2 141 (53.01%) SQL
3 136 (51.13%) JavaScript
4 68 (25.56%) T-SQL
5 51 (19.17%) VB
6 43 (16.17%) PowerShell
7 35 (13.16%) C++
7 35 (13.16%) VB6
8 29 (10.90%) PL/SQL
9 22 (8.27%) PHP
10 19 (7.14%) VB.NET
11 16 (6.02%) Java
12 13 (4.89%) C
13 11 (4.14%) Python
13 11 (4.14%) VBA
14 8 (3.01%) Ruby
14 8 (3.01%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.50%) C++/CLI
16 3 (1.13%) VBScript
17 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 35 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.65%) Degree
3 21 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.64%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.26%) MCP
7 3 (1.13%) MCITP
7 3 (1.13%) MCTS
8 2 (0.75%) ISEB
8 2 (0.75%) MCSD
9 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 5 (1.88%) SLA
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.01%) Puppet
2 5 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.13%) SCCM
3 3 (1.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 107 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 49 (18.42%) Oracle
3 18 (6.77%) AppDynamics
4 13 (4.89%) Dynatrace
4 13 (4.89%) New Relic
5 10 (3.76%) EPiServer
5 10 (3.76%) HP
6 7 (2.63%) DevExpress
7 6 (2.26%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.88%) Arqiva
8 5 (1.88%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.50%) IBM
9 4 (1.50%) Infragistics
9 4 (1.50%) Perforce
9 4 (1.50%) QNX
9 4 (1.50%) Serena
9 4 (1.50%) Telelogic
10 3 (1.13%) Siebel
11 2 (0.75%) Telerik
11 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
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