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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Surrey
Rank 70 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 12 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 2.21% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.78% 10.89% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 18
Median daily rate £418 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%

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
177 248 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.06% 20.31% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 182 105
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +6 3 £363 -17.61%
Guildford - 3 - - 2
Camberley -7 1 £473 -14.09%
Staines - 1 £550 - 3
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 30 (75.00%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) .NET
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 20 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.00%) MVC
9 10 (25.00%) Selenium
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
11 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 8 (20.00%) CSS
11 8 (20.00%) IIS
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (17.50%) SDLC
12 7 (17.50%) Defect Management
12 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
13 6 (15.00%) Nimble Storage

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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) GPRS
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) MSBuild
4 6 (15.00%) NeoLoad
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) JIRA
7 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
7 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.50%) Bower
8 1 (2.50%) FxCop
8 1 (2.50%) Grunt
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) JSHint
8 1 (2.50%) Moq
8 1 (2.50%) NDepend
8 1 (2.50%) NUnit
8 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.50%) StyleCop
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
4 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.00%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (12.50%) jQuery
8 5 (12.50%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) WCF
10 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) XML
11 1 (2.50%) Apache Thrift
11 1 (2.50%) Node.js
11 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.50%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (17.50%) Defect Management
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (7.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) AppDynamics
3 6 (15.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Sitecore