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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 28 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.32% 1.89% 3.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.20% 18.62% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 18
Average daily rate £388 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -14.00%
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
250 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.75% 10.15% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 102 103
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Camberley - 4 £550 - 1
Cobham - 2 £430 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (72.34%) .NET
3 33 (70.21%) C#
4 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
4 27 (57.45%) MVC
5 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
7 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
8 21 (44.68%) Windows
9 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
11 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (36.17%) CSS
13 16 (34.04%) SQL
13 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
14 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
15 14 (29.79%) HTML
16 13 (27.66%) jQuery
17 12 (25.53%) HTML5
17 12 (25.53%) TDD
17 12 (25.53%) Oracle
18 11 (23.40%) IIS
18 11 (23.40%) Finance
18 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
18 11 (23.40%) SDLC
19 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (21.28%) Web Services
19 10 (21.28%) OO
20 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 9 (19.15%) CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) Node.js
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.51%) Essbase
7 4 (8.51%) GIS
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) NUnit
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) Moq
4 5 (10.64%) Selenium
4 5 (10.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (8.51%) Bower
5 4 (8.51%) Grunt
5 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
6 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.26%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (2.13%) FxCop
8 1 (2.13%) JSHint
8 1 (2.13%) NDepend
8 1 (2.13%) StyleCop
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
4 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Developer
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Architect
8 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Integration Architect
9 4 (8.51%) Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Data Integration Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Database Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Manager
10 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
11 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
4 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (36.17%) CSS
6 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) jQuery
9 12 (25.53%) HTML5
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) SOAP
11 9 (19.15%) WCF
12 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
12 8 (17.02%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (14.89%) WF
13 7 (14.89%) XML
14 6 (12.77%) ADO.NET
15 5 (10.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) W3C
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Contactless
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) MVC
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) TDD
4 11 (23.40%) SDLC
5 10 (21.28%) OO
6 9 (19.15%) CRM
6 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 5 (10.64%) Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) BPEL
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.51%) API Integration
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) Document Management
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.51%) C
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Control-M
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.51%) Hyperion
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Selligent
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago