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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 78 34
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 39 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.17% 1.28% 3.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.97% 8.14% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 35
Median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
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
217 221 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.64% 15.75% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 150 101
Median daily rate £463 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £51.00 £56.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Cobham - 5 £358 -
Egham - 5 £465 -
Guildford - 3 £138 -
Woking - 3 £375 - 3
Leatherhead +18 2 £488 +31.75% 1
Weybridge - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £556 - 1
Farnham -4 1 £350 -30.00% 1
Staines - 1 £465 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (78.69%) .NET
2 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
3 34 (55.74%) C#
3 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.82%) SQL
5 30 (49.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
7 21 (34.43%) Scrum
7 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
8 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
9 19 (31.15%) Windows
10 18 (29.51%) DevOps
10 18 (29.51%) AppDynamics
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (27.87%) IIS
11 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
11 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.59%) MVC
13 14 (22.95%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (21.31%) PaaS
14 13 (21.31%) Kanban
14 13 (21.31%) Release Management
14 13 (21.31%) jQuery
14 13 (21.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 13 (21.31%) Server Building
14 13 (21.31%) Dynatrace
14 13 (21.31%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (21.31%) New Relic
14 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
15 12 (19.67%) CSS

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 (27.87%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (21.31%) PaaS
3 12 (19.67%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.64%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) OLAP
7 1 (1.64%) OLTP
7 1 (1.64%) Power BI
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Selenium
4 5 (8.20%) Moq
4 5 (8.20%) MSBuild
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
5 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 3 (4.92%) Bower
6 3 (4.92%) FxCop
6 3 (4.92%) Grunt
6 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.92%) JSHint
6 3 (4.92%) NDepend
6 3 (4.92%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.92%) StyleCop
7 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) NuGet
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
2 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
2 12 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) PowerShell Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.92%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.92%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.92%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (78.69%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
3 13 (21.31%) jQuery
4 12 (19.67%) CSS
5 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.39%) HTML
7 9 (14.75%) XML
8 8 (13.11%) HTML5
9 5 (8.20%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.20%) Web Services
10 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.92%) Apache Thrift
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.92%) CSS3
11 3 (4.92%) Node.js
11 3 (4.92%) PhoneGap
11 3 (4.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.28%) Contactless
4 2 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Scrum
3 18 (29.51%) DevOps
4 15 (24.59%) MVC
5 13 (21.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 13 (21.31%) Kanban
5 13 (21.31%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (21.31%) Release Management
5 13 (21.31%) Server Building
6 12 (19.67%) Application Performance Management
6 12 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (19.67%) Performance Management
7 7 (11.48%) Analytics
7 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) CRM
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) OO
9 5 (8.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
4 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.84%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.20%) C
8 3 (4.92%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) VB
9 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) AppDynamics
3 13 (21.31%) Dynatrace
3 13 (21.31%) New Relic
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle
5 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.92%) Siebel
7 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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