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 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 50 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.60% 2.40% 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.90% 24.41% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £357 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.02 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
173 127 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.46% 9.83% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 84 96
Average daily rate £388 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Reigate - 6 £400 -
Guildford -17 4 £388 +29.16% 2
Woking +2 3 £375 +3.80%
Redhill -2 1 £375 +20.00% 2
Leatherhead - 1 £500 -
Staines - 1 £313 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 -
Dorking - 1 £400 -
Egham - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 105 (85.37%) .NET
2 96 (78.05%) C#
3 87 (70.73%) SQL Server
4 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (54.47%) XML
5 67 (54.47%) WCF
6 63 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 62 (50.41%) Scrum
8 61 (49.59%) Windows
9 55 (44.72%) SQL
10 47 (38.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (37.40%) WPF
12 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
13 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
14 33 (26.83%) Web Services
15 29 (23.58%) MVC
15 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
16 27 (21.95%) LINQ
16 27 (21.95%) HTML
17 26 (21.14%) SharePoint
18 25 (20.33%) XSLT
19 23 (18.70%) CSS
19 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
20 22 (17.89%) VB.NET
20 22 (17.89%) CRM
20 22 (17.89%) Finance
20 22 (17.89%) REST
20 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (17.07%) Office 365
21 21 (17.07%) Workflow

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 26 (21.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.63%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (6.50%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.88%) Documentum
5 4 (3.25%) CMS
6 2 (1.63%) WordPress
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Office
2 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.69%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Office 365
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SSL
2 3 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 47 (38.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.88%) DTS
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.38%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.07%) Subversion
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.63%) Selenium
5 2 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.63%) JMeter
6 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Publishing
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 34 (27.64%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) Test Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (10.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 12 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Tester
9 9 (7.32%) QA Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) Consultant
11 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) BizTalk Administrator
12 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Administrator
13 4 (3.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (85.37%) .NET
2 67 (54.47%) XML
2 67 (54.47%) WCF
3 46 (37.40%) WPF
4 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
5 33 (26.83%) Web Services
6 27 (21.95%) HTML
6 27 (21.95%) LINQ
7 25 (20.33%) XSLT
8 23 (18.70%) CSS
9 22 (17.89%) REST
10 19 (15.45%) SOAP
11 15 (12.20%) WF
12 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (6.50%) jQuery
14 8 (6.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (5.69%) Ajax
16 6 (4.88%) COM+
17 5 (4.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.69%) Clustering
3 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.44%) W3C
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (49.59%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.41%) Scrum
3 29 (23.58%) MVC
3 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
4 22 (17.89%) CRM
5 21 (17.07%) Workflow
6 20 (16.26%) BDD
7 19 (15.45%) Automated Testing
8 18 (14.63%) Content Management
9 16 (13.01%) Software Testing
10 14 (11.38%) DevOps
11 9 (7.32%) TDD
12 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.88%) OO
14 5 (4.07%) Release Management
14 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (3.25%) Logistics
15 4 (3.25%) Validation
16 3 (2.44%) Data Modelling
16 3 (2.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (78.05%) C#
2 55 (44.72%) SQL
3 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.89%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.57%) Python
6 11 (8.94%) Java
7 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.88%) VBScript
9 6 (4.88%) VB
9 6 (4.88%) C
9 6 (4.88%) VB6
10 5 (4.07%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) XQuery
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ISEB
2 7 (5.69%) Degree
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.44%) Adobe
2 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) Nintex
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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