The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 43 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.39% 1.83% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 13.22% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £30.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
172 174 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.56% 13.88% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 100
Average daily rate £361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 16
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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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
Woking +4 4 £375 -
Reigate - 3 £400 - 4
Guildford -4 2 £225 -30.76% 1
Redhill - 2 £375 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 -
Leatherhead - 1 £500 -
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 119 (88.81%) .NET
2 91 (67.91%) C#
3 85 (63.43%) XML
4 78 (58.21%) WCF
5 77 (57.46%) SQL Server
6 71 (52.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (52.24%) Windows
8 69 (51.49%) Scrum
9 64 (47.76%) SQL
10 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
11 50 (37.31%) WPF
12 44 (32.84%) Workflow
13 42 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (30.60%) ASP.NET
15 40 (29.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (29.10%) Web Services
17 37 (27.61%) XSLT
18 36 (26.87%) WF
19 35 (26.12%) VB.NET
19 35 (26.12%) SharePoint
20 32 (23.88%) Finance
21 30 (22.39%) REST
22 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
23 27 (20.15%) CRM
23 27 (20.15%) BDD
24 26 (19.40%) LINQ
24 26 (19.40%) SOAP
25 25 (18.66%) MVC
25 25 (18.66%) QA
26 24 (17.91%) Automated Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 35 (26.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) Documentum
5 3 (2.24%) CMS
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (17.16%) MS Office
2 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.22%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Office 365
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (57.46%) SQL Server
2 40 (29.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.48%) DTS
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 71 (52.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.46%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) NUnit
4 1 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Publishing
3 5 (3.73%) Back Office
4 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (49.25%) Developer
2 46 (34.33%) .NET Developer
3 25 (18.66%) Analyst
4 23 (17.16%) Test Analyst
4 23 (17.16%) Software Engineer
5 21 (15.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 19 (14.18%) Test Engineer
7 15 (11.19%) QA Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Tester
11 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 4 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (88.81%) .NET
2 85 (63.43%) XML
3 78 (58.21%) WCF
4 50 (37.31%) WPF
5 41 (30.60%) ASP.NET
6 39 (29.10%) Web Services
7 37 (27.61%) XSLT
8 36 (26.87%) WF
9 30 (22.39%) REST
10 26 (19.40%) LINQ
10 26 (19.40%) SOAP
11 18 (13.43%) HTML
12 13 (9.70%) CSS
13 7 (5.22%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.48%) COM+
15 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (2.24%) HTML5
16 3 (2.24%) JSON
16 3 (2.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 3 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.73%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.75%) Clustering
4 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (52.24%) Windows
2 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Scrum
2 44 (32.84%) Workflow
3 42 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
5 27 (20.15%) BDD
5 27 (20.15%) CRM
6 25 (18.66%) MVC
7 24 (17.91%) Automated Testing
8 21 (15.67%) Software Testing
9 18 (13.43%) Release Management
10 16 (11.94%) Content Management
11 14 (10.45%) DevOps
12 10 (7.46%) TDD
13 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.48%) OO
15 4 (2.99%) UML
15 4 (2.99%) Data Modelling
15 4 (2.99%) Logistics
15 4 (2.99%) Automation Testing
16 3 (2.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 91 (67.91%) C#
2 64 (47.76%) SQL
3 35 (26.12%) VB.NET
4 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.70%) Java
6 12 (8.96%) Python
7 8 (5.97%) C
8 6 (4.48%) C++
8 6 (4.48%) VBScript
8 6 (4.48%) VB
8 6 (4.48%) VB6
9 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) ISEB
2 8 (5.97%) Degree
3 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.66%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle
3 2 (1.49%) Nintex
4 1 (0.75%) Mercator
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