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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 81 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 34 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.92% 0.91% 3.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.35% 5.83% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 40
Median daily rate £375 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
208 223 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.88% 15.63% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 155 115
Median daily rate £380 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £318 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £33.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 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 28 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Farnham -5 6 £338 -18.18% 1
Woking - 4 £375 - 4
Guildford - 3 £138 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £488 - 1
Egham - 2 £465 -
Camberley - 1 £538 -
Cobham - 1 £385 -
Staines - 1 £465 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 51 (77.27%) .NET
2 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (60.61%) C#
5 37 (56.06%) SQL
6 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
9 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
11 20 (30.30%) Scrum
12 19 (28.79%) .NET Framework
13 18 (27.27%) Windows
13 18 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (27.27%) DevOps
13 18 (27.27%) AppDynamics
14 17 (25.76%) IIS
15 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
15 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
16 13 (19.70%) MVC
16 13 (19.70%) Server Building
16 13 (19.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 13 (19.70%) Performance Monitoring
16 13 (19.70%) Dynatrace
16 13 (19.70%) New Relic
16 13 (19.70%) PaaS
16 13 (19.70%) Kanban
16 13 (19.70%) Release Management
17 12 (18.18%) Performance Management
17 12 (18.18%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 17 (25.76%) IIS
2 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (19.70%) PaaS
3 12 (18.18%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
9 1 (1.52%) OLTP
9 1 (1.52%) Power BI
9 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.67%) Selenium
4 5 (7.58%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.55%) Bower
5 3 (4.55%) FxCop
5 3 (4.55%) Grunt
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) JSHint
5 3 (4.55%) Moq
5 3 (4.55%) NDepend
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 3 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.55%) StyleCop
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.70%) C# Developer
4 12 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (9.09%) Tester
9 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) PowerShell Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (77.27%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) .NET Framework
3 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
4 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 11 (16.67%) CSS
6 10 (15.15%) HTML
6 10 (15.15%) jQuery
6 10 (15.15%) XML
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.61%) HTML5
9 6 (9.09%) Web Services
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.06%) REST
10 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.06%) WCF
11 3 (4.55%) Apache Thrift
11 3 (4.55%) CSS3
11 3 (4.55%) PhoneGap
11 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.03%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.52%) Contactless
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Scrum
3 18 (27.27%) DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 13 (19.70%) Kanban
4 13 (19.70%) MVC
4 13 (19.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (19.70%) Release Management
4 13 (19.70%) Server Building
5 12 (18.18%) Application Performance Management
5 12 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.12%) OO
7 7 (10.61%) BDD
7 7 (10.61%) SDLC
8 6 (9.09%) Analytics
8 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) C#
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.58%) C++
8 4 (6.06%) C
9 3 (4.55%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) Java
10 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) AppDynamics
3 13 (19.70%) Dynatrace
3 13 (19.70%) New Relic
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.55%) Siebel
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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