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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 77 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 43 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.36% 1.27% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.10% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 29
Median daily rate £465 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £366 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +5.66%
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
267 204 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.84% 15.19% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 140 102
Median daily rate £463 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -71.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £13.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 31 July 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 31 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
Egham - 6 £465 -
Cobham - 5 £358 -
Leatherhead +15 3 £488 +31.75%
Camberley - 3 £550 -
Guildford - 3 £138 - 2
Weybridge - 2 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £465 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 48 (80.00%) .NET
2 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 33 (55.00%) C#
3 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 20 (33.33%) Windows
8 19 (31.67%) Scrum
9 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 18 (30.00%) AppDynamics
10 17 (28.33%) IIS
10 17 (28.33%) MVC
11 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (25.00%) jQuery
12 15 (25.00%) DevOps
13 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (23.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (23.33%) CSS
14 13 (21.67%) PaaS
14 13 (21.67%) Release Management
14 13 (21.67%) Kanban
14 13 (21.67%) New Relic
14 13 (21.67%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
14 13 (21.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 13 (21.67%) Server Building

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 (28.33%) IIS
2 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (21.67%) PaaS
3 12 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.33%) GIS
9 1 (1.67%) Big Data
9 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) OLAP
9 1 (1.67%) OLTP
9 1 (1.67%) Power BI
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.67%) NUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Moq
4 6 (10.00%) Selenium
5 5 (8.33%) MSBuild
5 5 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) Bower
6 3 (5.00%) FxCop
6 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) JSHint
6 3 (5.00%) NDepend
6 3 (5.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (5.00%) StyleCop
7 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.67%) NuGet
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) .NET Developer
2 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
3 12 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (18.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.67%) UI Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
10 3 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (80.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.00%) jQuery
4 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (23.33%) CSS
5 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
6 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (15.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) REST
9 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.33%) XML
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.67%) Node.js
10 4 (6.67%) SOAP
11 3 (5.00%) Apache Thrift
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (5.00%) CSS3
11 3 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Contactless
3 2 (3.33%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Scrum
3 17 (28.33%) MVC
4 15 (25.00%) DevOps
5 13 (21.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 13 (21.67%) Kanban
5 13 (21.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (21.67%) Release Management
5 13 (21.67%) Server Building
6 12 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
6 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 8 (13.33%) SDLC
8 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) BDD
9 6 (10.00%) CRM
9 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.00%) OO
10 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) C#
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.00%) C
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) AppDynamics
3 13 (21.67%) Dynatrace
3 13 (21.67%) New Relic
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.00%) Siebel
6 3 (5.00%) Sitecore