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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Surrey
Rank 60 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.61% 2.18% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 10.48% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 23
Median daily rate £360 £398 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
165 248 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.74% 20.75% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 194 110
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Cobham +2 5 £360 -14.28%
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Woking - 1 £410 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 34 (79.07%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) .NET
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
5 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (44.19%) SQL
7 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
8 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
10 13 (30.23%) Selenium
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.58%) MVC
12 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
12 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (20.93%) CSS
13 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
13 9 (20.93%) HTML
13 9 (20.93%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) IIS
14 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
14 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (16.28%) HTML5
15 7 (16.28%) SDLC
15 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
15 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (16.28%) Scrum
15 7 (16.28%) QA

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 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (30.23%) Selenium
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.95%) MSBuild
5 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.30%) NeoLoad
7 3 (6.98%) JIRA
8 2 (4.65%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.33%) Bower
9 1 (2.33%) FxCop
9 1 (2.33%) Grunt
9 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.33%) JSHint
9 1 (2.33%) Moq
9 1 (2.33%) NDepend
9 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
9 1 (2.33%) StyleCop
9 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.93%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) HTML Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
3 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
5 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) HTML
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (16.28%) HTML5
7 6 (13.95%) jQuery
7 6 (13.95%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 5 (11.63%) XML
9 4 (9.30%) WCF
10 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.65%) REST
10 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.33%) CSS3
11 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.98%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) AppDynamics
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe