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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 35 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.52% 2.94% 4.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.88% 22.49% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 37
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £201 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.41 £48.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.71%
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
153 169 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.01% 13.06% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 100 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.41 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.64% -47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 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
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 January 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 - 14 £438 - 1
Guildford -4 3 £338 +80.00% 2
Dorking - 1 £425 -
Epsom - 1 £413 - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 3
Godalming - - - -
Egham - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 4
Woking - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 65 (81.25%) .NET
2 63 (78.75%) C#
3 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
4 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (40.00%) SQL
4 32 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 32 (40.00%) Windows
5 31 (38.75%) CSS
6 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (35.00%) jQuery
8 26 (32.50%) PowerShell
8 26 (32.50%) XML
9 25 (31.25%) Scrum
10 23 (28.75%) WCF
11 22 (27.50%) MVC
11 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
12 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (23.75%) Ajax
14 18 (22.50%) HTML
14 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (21.25%) IIS
15 17 (21.25%) SharePoint
16 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
16 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
17 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (16.25%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (16.25%) Web Services
19 12 (15.00%) SSL
19 12 (15.00%) SOA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (21.25%) SharePoint
1 17 (21.25%) IIS
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (16.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.75%) Selenium
3 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.00%) CMake
5 4 (5.00%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.50%) JMeter
7 2 (2.50%) NUnit
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
8 1 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.25%) NCrunch
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Publishing
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (81.25%) .NET
2 32 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (38.75%) CSS
4 28 (35.00%) jQuery
5 26 (32.50%) XML
6 23 (28.75%) WCF
7 19 (23.75%) Ajax
8 18 (22.50%) HTML
9 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 13 (16.25%) Web Services
11 12 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (10.00%) REST
14 7 (8.75%) Middleware
15 6 (7.50%) HTML5
16 5 (6.25%) WPF
17 4 (5.00%) WF
17 4 (5.00%) Qt
17 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 4 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Clustering
2 7 (8.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) W3C
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.75%) Android
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Scrum
3 22 (27.50%) MVC
4 12 (15.00%) SOA
4 12 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Workflow
5 10 (12.50%) BDD
6 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Automation Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Process Management
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) Content Management
10 3 (3.75%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.75%) OO
10 3 (3.75%) CRM
10 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.75%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 63 (78.75%) C#
2 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) C++
7 5 (6.25%) C
8 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) WCAG
3 1 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Adobe
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
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