Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 847 -
Rank change year-on-year +116 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code 66 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.020% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 0
England median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% - -
UK median daily rate £413 £475 -
% change year-on-year -13.16% - -
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 17,113 18,190 14,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.61% 19.61% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,480 12,596 9,791
England median daily rate £490 £475 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +9.83% +1.76%
10th Percentile £342 £319 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 203 291
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +0.12%
10th Percentile £22.05 £31.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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
London +53 20 £500 +17.65% 2
South East - 19 £475 -
East of England +21 12 £413 +17.86%
Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
North of England +21 5 £400 -20.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 2
South West -32 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Visual Studio Code
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 61 (92.42%) Visual Studio
2 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (42.42%) C#
4 27 (40.91%) React
5 24 (36.36%) CSS
6 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (34.85%) Node.js
7 21 (31.82%) DevOps
7 21 (31.82%) TypeScript
8 20 (30.30%) JSON
9 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
9 19 (28.79%) SQL
9 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
10 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 17 (25.76%) Redux
11 17 (25.76%) RESTful
12 15 (22.73%) Web Development
12 15 (22.73%) HTML
12 15 (22.73%) .NET
13 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 14 (21.21%) User Experience
14 13 (19.70%) Angular 2
14 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (19.70%) Java
14 13 (19.70%) TDD
15 12 (18.18%) Scrum
15 12 (18.18%) jQuery
15 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.18%) React Native
15 12 (18.18%) Jenkins

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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Adobe XD
1 6 (9.09%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.15%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) npm
3 6 (9.09%) Office 365
4 5 (7.58%) IaaS
4 5 (7.58%) PaaS
5 4 (6.06%) Azure Functions
5 4 (6.06%) Serverless
6 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (4.55%) SaaS
7 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
7 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
7 2 (3.03%) PowerApps
7 2 (3.03%) Slack
8 1 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (1.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
1 2 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL Workbench
4 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (6.06%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) SSDT
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (92.42%) Visual Studio
2 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 9 (13.64%) JIRA
5 9 (13.64%) MSTest
6 8 (12.12%) Jasmine
6 8 (12.12%) Subversion
7 7 (10.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (10.61%) Sublime Text
7 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (9.09%) webpack
9 5 (7.58%) Robomongo
10 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.03%) Selenium
11 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (3.03%) tSQLt
11 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) React Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Angular Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) React
2 24 (36.36%) CSS
3 23 (34.85%) Node.js
4 20 (30.30%) JSON
5 18 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 17 (25.76%) Redux
6 17 (25.76%) RESTful
7 15 (22.73%) .NET
7 15 (22.73%) HTML
8 13 (19.70%) Angular 2
9 12 (18.18%) jQuery
9 12 (18.18%) React Native
10 10 (15.15%) Sass
11 8 (12.12%) Immutable.js
11 8 (12.12%) REST
12 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.61%) Jest
12 7 (10.61%) Swagger
13 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 6 (9.09%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) User Experience
2 8 (12.12%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.61%) Blog
4 6 (9.09%) Fintech
5 3 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) DevOps
3 19 (28.79%) Front End Development
4 15 (22.73%) Web Development
5 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 12 (18.18%) Scrum
8 10 (15.15%) Visualisation
9 9 (13.64%) Analytics
9 9 (13.64%) Open Source
9 9 (13.64%) Prototyping
10 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (10.61%) API Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) Workflow
12 6 (9.09%) BDD
12 6 (9.09%) ITIL
12 6 (9.09%) OO
12 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 28 (42.42%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) TypeScript
4 19 (28.79%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) Java
6 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 7 (10.61%) C++
7 7 (10.61%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) Groovy
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.52%) ES6
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) Grafana
2 2 (3.03%) Graphite
2 2 (3.03%) Kibana
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) MuleSoft
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe
2 6 (9.09%) Nintex
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Sony
4 3 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (3.03%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Databricks
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Sonatype