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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 149 129 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -50
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 125 151 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.58% 2.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.67% 12.99% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 110 143
Median daily rate £375 £325 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £23.00 £48.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.25 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
1292 1162 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 12.16% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 712 599
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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 +16 35 £325 +4.83% 13
Berkshire -5 22 £375 +15.38% 9
Surrey -13 22 £445 +31.85% 9
Oxfordshire +18 14 £413 +6.45% 3
West Sussex -27 14 £440 +31.83% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £330 +10.00% 10
Middlesex -3 4 £360 +20.00%
Kent -14 4 £413 +29.92%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 172 (71.37%) C#
2 163 (67.63%) .NET
3 135 (56.02%) SQL Server
4 115 (47.72%) SQL
5 114 (47.30%) JavaScript
6 104 (43.15%) Microsoft
7 99 (41.08%) HTML
8 95 (39.42%) CSS
9 86 (35.68%) ASP.NET
10 76 (31.54%) MVC
11 75 (31.12%) jQuery
12 61 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (24.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 57 (23.65%) Windows
15 56 (23.24%) .NET Framework
16 52 (21.58%) XML
17 51 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (20.75%) T-SQL
19 46 (19.09%) IIS
20 40 (16.60%) Oracle
20 40 (16.60%) Security Cleared
20 40 (16.60%) Web Development
21 37 (15.35%) VB
21 37 (15.35%) Subversion
22 35 (14.52%) Scrum
22 35 (14.52%) MS Excel
22 35 (14.52%) HTML5
22 35 (14.52%) AngularJS
23 33 (13.69%) SharePoint
23 33 (13.69%) 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 46 (19.09%) IIS
2 33 (13.69%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.81%) CMS
4 11 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.56%) Node.js
5 6 (2.49%) WordPress
6 5 (2.07%) Drupal
6 5 (2.07%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.83%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.83%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.15%) MS Office
3 6 (2.49%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.83%) GIMP
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.66%) IaaS
2 4 (1.66%) Office 365
2 4 (1.66%) PaaS
3 3 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.56%) HTTP
2 9 (3.73%) Internet
3 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.49%) DNS
5 5 (2.07%) SSL
5 5 (2.07%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.66%) RS-232
7 2 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.83%) RS-422
8 1 (0.41%) Firewall
8 1 (0.41%) Intranet
8 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (56.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (11.62%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.81%) MS Access
8 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.73%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.07%) GIS
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.83%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 59 (24.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (15.35%) Subversion
3 16 (6.64%) Selenium
4 11 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.56%) NUnit
5 8 (3.32%) Moq
6 7 (2.90%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (2.07%) Bower
7 5 (2.07%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.07%) Grunt
7 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.07%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.66%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.66%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.66%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.83%) JMeter
10 2 (0.83%) MSI
10 2 (0.83%) NDepend
10 2 (0.83%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (7.05%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Banking
3 6 (2.49%) Law
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
4 5 (2.07%) Military
4 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.66%) German Language
5 4 (1.66%) Local Government
6 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (62.66%) Developer
2 79 (32.78%) .NET Developer
3 59 (24.48%) C# Developer
4 46 (19.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (12.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (10.79%) Software Engineer
6 26 (10.79%) SQL Developer
7 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (7.47%) Applications Developer
8 18 (7.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (6.22%) ASP Developer
10 14 (5.81%) HTML Developer
10 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 14 (5.81%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Classic ASP Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.15%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (4.15%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (67.63%) .NET
2 99 (41.08%) HTML
3 95 (39.42%) CSS
4 86 (35.68%) ASP.NET
5 75 (31.12%) jQuery
6 56 (23.24%) .NET Framework
7 52 (21.58%) XML
8 51 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (14.52%) AngularJS
9 35 (14.52%) HTML5
10 31 (12.86%) WCF
11 24 (9.96%) DCOM
11 24 (9.96%) Web Services
12 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (8.71%) Entity Framework
14 19 (7.88%) Classic ASP
14 19 (7.88%) CSS3
14 19 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (7.47%) WPF
16 17 (7.05%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) Client/Server
2 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.15%) User Experience
4 9 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.24%) Contactless
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.83%) Statistics
10 2 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.65%) Windows
2 17 (7.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.15%) Linux
5 4 (1.66%) Windows CE
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.24%) VMS
7 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.54%) MVC
2 61 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (16.60%) Web Development
4 35 (14.52%) Scrum
5 27 (11.20%) Software Engineering
6 25 (10.37%) OO
7 23 (9.54%) TDD
8 19 (7.88%) CRM
9 17 (7.05%) Kanban
10 16 (6.64%) Waterfall
11 15 (6.22%) SDLC
11 15 (6.22%) UML
11 15 (6.22%) Workflow
12 13 (5.39%) Change Control
12 13 (5.39%) Migration
13 11 (4.56%) Content Management
13 11 (4.56%) SOLID
14 10 (4.15%) ITIL
14 10 (4.15%) Service Management
14 10 (4.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 172 (71.37%) C#
2 115 (47.72%) SQL
3 114 (47.30%) JavaScript
4 50 (20.75%) T-SQL
5 37 (15.35%) VB
6 33 (13.69%) C++
7 30 (12.45%) PowerShell
8 24 (9.96%) VB6
9 22 (9.13%) PHP
10 20 (8.30%) PL/SQL
11 17 (7.05%) Java
12 15 (6.22%) C
13 13 (5.39%) Python
14 11 (4.56%) VB.NET
14 11 (4.56%) VBA
15 10 (4.15%) VBScript
16 8 (3.32%) Ruby
17 4 (1.66%) C++/CLI
17 4 (1.66%) XAML
18 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.54%) Degree
4 17 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.39%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.90%) MCITP
6 7 (2.90%) MCTS
7 6 (2.49%) MCP
7 6 (2.49%) MCSD
8 5 (2.07%) ISEB
9 4 (1.66%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.66%) MCAD
10 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) Firmware
3 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.24%) Puppet
2 3 (1.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 104 (43.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.60%) Oracle
3 10 (4.15%) HP
4 7 (2.90%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.66%) IBM
5 4 (1.66%) Infragistics
5 4 (1.66%) QNX
5 4 (1.66%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.66%) Telelogic
6 3 (1.24%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.24%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.24%) New Relic
6 3 (1.24%) Perforce
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) Apple
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco
7 2 (0.83%) Serena
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter
7 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
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