The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 29 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.07% 4.49% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.33% 29.33% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 35
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 208 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.70% 15.31% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 110
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 6 £450 - 1
Guildford 0 5 £338 +3.84% 5
Redhill -4 1 £365 -8.75%
Reigate -4 1 £338 -3.57% 3
Godalming - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £425 -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Camberley - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Woking - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 60 (81.08%) .NET
2 57 (77.03%) C#
3 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.54%) jQuery
4 28 (37.84%) CSS
4 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 27 (36.49%) XML
6 23 (31.08%) Windows
6 23 (31.08%) SQL
6 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
7 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.68%) WCF
8 19 (25.68%) Ajax
8 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
8 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
9 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
9 18 (24.32%) MVC
9 18 (24.32%) Scrum
9 18 (24.32%) SharePoint
10 17 (22.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.27%) SOA
13 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (17.57%) HTML
14 13 (17.57%) Publishing
15 12 (16.22%) Java
15 12 (16.22%) Web Services
15 12 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 17 (22.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (14.86%) IIS
4 7 (9.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SSL
2 5 (6.76%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.16%) Selenium
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.41%) CMake
4 4 (5.41%) NUnit
4 4 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.35%) NCrunch
General
1 13 (17.57%) Publishing
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
2 17 (22.97%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Author
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Author
7 5 (6.76%) Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (81.08%) .NET
2 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET
2 30 (40.54%) jQuery
3 28 (37.84%) CSS
4 27 (36.49%) XML
5 19 (25.68%) WCF
5 19 (25.68%) Ajax
6 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.57%) HTML
8 12 (16.22%) Web Services
8 12 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (12.16%) REST
9 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.46%) Middleware
11 5 (6.76%) JSON
12 4 (5.41%) Qt
12 4 (5.41%) VTK
12 4 (5.41%) Itk
13 3 (4.05%) WinForms
13 3 (4.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.11%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) MVC
2 18 (24.32%) Scrum
3 15 (20.27%) SOA
4 11 (14.86%) Workflow
5 10 (13.51%) Process Management
6 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.81%) OO
8 7 (9.46%) UML
8 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) BDD
10 4 (5.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) C#
2 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
3 23 (31.08%) SQL
4 12 (16.22%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) C++
5 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.76%) C
7 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) ISEB
3 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Telerik
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