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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 63 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 28 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.65% 2.20% 5.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.27% 17.28% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 65
Median daily rate £445 £338 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.85% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £281 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -46.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
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
266 162 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.98% 12.73% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 107 136
Median daily rate £450 £378 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -77.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Camberley - 3 £550 - 1
Egham - 2 £470 - 1
Epsom +1 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 - 2
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (60.00%) MVC
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
6 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (37.78%) jQuery
10 16 (35.56%) SQL
10 16 (35.56%) CSS
10 16 (35.56%) Windows
10 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
11 15 (33.33%) HTML
11 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (24.44%) IIS
13 11 (24.44%) Oracle
13 11 (24.44%) HTML5
14 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (22.22%) OO
14 10 (22.22%) NUnit
14 10 (22.22%) Degree
15 9 (20.00%) C
15 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
16 8 (17.78%) Moq
16 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database

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 11 (24.44%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) Node.js
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.11%) GIS
6 4 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) NUnit
2 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.78%) Moq
3 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 8 (17.78%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Bower
4 5 (11.11%) Grunt
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) FxCop
5 2 (4.44%) JSHint
5 2 (4.44%) NDepend
5 2 (4.44%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.22%) NuGet
6 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
3 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (37.78%) jQuery
5 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
5 16 (35.56%) CSS
6 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 15 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (24.44%) HTML5
8 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Apache Thrift
10 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (11.11%) Silverlight
11 3 (6.67%) SOAP
11 3 (6.67%) Web Services
11 3 (6.67%) XML
12 2 (4.44%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Contactless
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) Document Management
6 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Release Management
7 4 (8.89%) SOA
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) OOD
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) C
5 7 (15.56%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 3 (6.67%) Dynatrace
3 3 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore