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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.30% 1.98% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.04% 10.63% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 34
Median daily rate £400 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
171 254 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.41% 18.61% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 197 133
Median daily rate £420 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
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
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 9 December 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 - 9 - - 3
Cobham +3 3 £360 -14.28%
Leatherhead - 2 £400 - 2
Woking - 1 £410 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 47 (75.81%) .NET
2 46 (74.19%) C#
3 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
5 35 (56.45%) SQL
6 32 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (48.39%) .NET Framework
8 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
8 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
10 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
10 16 (25.81%) AppDynamics
11 15 (24.19%) IIS
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
11 15 (24.19%) Windows
11 15 (24.19%) Scrum
12 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.97%) Selenium
13 13 (20.97%) DevOps
13 13 (20.97%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (19.35%) SDLC
14 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
14 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
15 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
16 10 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (16.13%) MVC
16 10 (16.13%) HTML
16 10 (16.13%) CSS
16 10 (16.13%) VB.NET

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 15 (24.19%) IIS
2 10 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) PaaS
3 6 (9.68%) IaaS
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Power BI
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.97%) Selenium
4 9 (14.52%) MSBuild
5 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) Bower
8 1 (1.61%) FxCop
8 1 (1.61%) Grunt
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) JSHint
8 1 (1.61%) Moq
8 1 (1.61%) NDepend
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.61%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) C# Developer
3 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) HTML Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 4 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (6.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (75.81%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) .NET Framework
3 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.13%) CSS
5 10 (16.13%) HTML
6 8 (12.90%) HTML5
6 8 (12.90%) jQuery
6 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 8 (12.90%) XML
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (8.06%) RESTful
8 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.45%) REST
10 3 (4.84%) CSS3
10 3 (4.84%) PhoneGap
10 3 (4.84%) WPF
11 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Scrum
3 13 (20.97%) DevOps
4 12 (19.35%) SDLC
5 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.13%) MVC
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.52%) Kanban
8 8 (12.90%) Service Management
9 7 (11.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.29%) BDD
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (11.29%) Server Building
9 7 (11.29%) Web Development
10 6 (9.68%) Application Performance Management
10 6 (9.68%) Release Management
10 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
4 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Java
8 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) ISEB
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) AppDynamics
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) ServiceNow
4 7 (11.29%) Dynatrace
4 7 (11.29%) New Relic
5 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Siebel
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe