Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Visual Studio Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Code over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 843 884
Rank change year-on-year +51 +41 -20
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code 57 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.030% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
England median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £414 £343 £475
90th Percentile £581 £478 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Code is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,750 16,847 16,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.96% 18.44% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,638 11,709 11,017
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 277 236
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25.83 £30.55 £25.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

Visual Studio Code
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visual Studio Code as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Code in England

Visual Studio Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Code in England

Visual Studio Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Code in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Code in England

Visual Studio Code
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Code within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 23 £470 - 5
West Midlands - 15 £460 - 4
East of England +6 14 £425 +21.43%
London -6 12 £475 +5.56% 2
East Midlands - 8 £475 - 1
South West - 6 £550 -
North of England - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
North West - 1 £430 - 1
Visual Studio Code
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Code.

1 47 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 40 (70.18%) CSS
3 34 (59.65%) Node.js
4 33 (57.89%) HTML
5 32 (56.14%) Git (software)
6 31 (54.39%) Sass
7 30 (52.63%) REST
8 28 (49.12%) HTML5
9 27 (47.37%) .NET
10 26 (45.61%) Selenium
10 26 (45.61%) jQuery
11 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
12 22 (38.60%) Jenkins
12 22 (38.60%) Microservices
13 21 (36.84%) React
14 20 (35.09%) Analytics
14 20 (35.09%) Scrum
14 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (33.33%) TDD
15 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
15 19 (33.33%) YAML
15 19 (33.33%) Splunk
15 19 (33.33%) MongoDB
15 19 (33.33%) Docker
16 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
16 18 (31.58%) Grafana
17 17 (29.82%) gulp
17 17 (29.82%) Scala
17 17 (29.82%) IntelliJ
18 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET

Visual Studio Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 14 (24.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (21.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) GitHub
1 16 (28.07%) Google Analytics
2 14 (24.56%) Office 365
3 9 (15.79%) npm
3 9 (15.79%) Slack
4 7 (12.28%) Apigee
5 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (7.02%) BrowserStack
6 3 (5.26%) NuGet
6 3 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (3.51%) Firebase
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Skype
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.28%) Blockchain
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (45.61%) Selenium
3 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 22 (38.60%) Jenkins
5 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 17 (29.82%) gulp
6 17 (29.82%) IntelliJ
7 16 (28.07%) Sublime Text
7 16 (28.07%) WebDriver
8 15 (26.32%) Jasmine
8 15 (26.32%) WebStorm
9 13 (22.81%) Artifactory
9 13 (22.81%) JIRA
10 12 (21.05%) Gatling
11 11 (19.30%) Protractor
11 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (14.04%) webpack
13 7 (12.28%) Bitbucket
13 7 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (12.28%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Law
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Scala Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.28%) Angular Developer
6 6 (10.53%) React Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Analytics Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Architect
9 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.51%) UI Architect
9 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) CSS
2 34 (59.65%) Node.js
3 33 (57.89%) HTML
4 31 (54.39%) Sass
5 30 (52.63%) REST
6 28 (49.12%) HTML5
7 27 (47.37%) .NET
8 26 (45.61%) jQuery
9 21 (36.84%) React
10 19 (33.33%) YAML
11 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
12 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
12 16 (28.07%) Gherkin
12 16 (28.07%) LESS
12 16 (28.07%) Play Framework
13 12 (21.05%) CSS3
14 11 (19.30%) CAML
15 7 (12.28%) Angular 2
15 7 (12.28%) RAML
15 7 (12.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Fintech
2 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Mac OS
3 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Microservices
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Analytics
2 20 (35.09%) Scrum
3 19 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (28.07%) Test Automation
5 14 (24.56%) Workflow
6 12 (21.05%) Prototyping
7 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
8 10 (17.54%) DevOps
8 10 (17.54%) Pair Programming
8 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (14.04%) Web Development
11 7 (12.28%) BDD
11 7 (12.28%) SOLID
12 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) Scala
3 16 (28.07%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) Ruby
4 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
5 12 (21.05%) Groovy
6 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
6 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
7 7 (12.28%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (7.02%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) ES7
10 2 (3.51%) R
11 1 (1.75%) F#
11 1 (1.75%) Perl
11 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Grafana
2 15 (26.32%) Graphite
2 15 (26.32%) Kibana
3 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Splunk
2 16 (28.07%) Google
3 14 (24.56%) Nintex
4 11 (19.30%) Sony
5 7 (12.28%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.26%) Veracode
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase