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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 17 40 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.28% 2.92% 6.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.91% 22.73% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 73
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
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
246 176 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.59% 12.86% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 117 148
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -22.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 - 3 £538 -
Woking -3 1 £650 - 2
Egham - 1 £475 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) C#
3 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
4 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
5 28 (66.67%) MVC
6 22 (52.38%) .NET Framework
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
9 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
11 15 (35.71%) SQL
12 14 (33.33%) CSS
12 14 (33.33%) jQuery
13 13 (30.95%) HTML
14 12 (28.57%) Windows
14 12 (28.57%) OO
15 11 (26.19%) NUnit
16 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (21.43%) HTML5
17 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
17 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (21.43%) IIS
18 8 (19.05%) ADO.NET
18 8 (19.05%) Oracle
18 8 (19.05%) Finance
18 8 (19.05%) Scrum
18 8 (19.05%) Subversion
18 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) GIS
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) NUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.05%) Subversion
4 6 (14.29%) Moq
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.14%) Bower
6 3 (7.14%) Grunt
6 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.14%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (2.38%) NuGet
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Senior UI Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) UI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 22 (52.38%) .NET Framework
4 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
6 14 (33.33%) CSS
6 14 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (30.95%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 9 (21.43%) HTML5
9 8 (19.05%) ADO.NET
9 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (14.29%) SOAP
11 5 (11.90%) WCF
12 4 (9.52%) RESTful
12 4 (9.52%) Web Services
12 4 (9.52%) XML
13 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Contactless
3 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) W3C
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) MVC
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) Document Management
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.38%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.38%) New Relic
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