Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 862 852
Rank change year-on-year +68 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code 64 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.034% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 1
England median daily rate £470 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -15.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £380 £351 £475
90th Percentile £548 £473 £525
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +10.59% -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 20,674 17,806 15,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.46% 18.72% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,352 12,521 10,659
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 255 227
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 - 25 £460 - 2
West Midlands - 16 £460 -
London +13 14 £500 +17.65% 10
East of England +6 14 £425 +21.43%
East Midlands - 9 £438 - 2
North of England - 4 £450 - 2
South East - 4 £400 - 2
South West - 4 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £403 - 1
Visual Studio Code
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 46 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 39 (60.94%) CSS
3 34 (53.13%) Visual Studio
4 33 (51.56%) HTML
4 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
4 33 (51.56%) Node.js
5 31 (48.44%) REST
6 30 (46.88%) Sass
7 27 (42.19%) React
7 27 (42.19%) HTML5
8 26 (40.63%) Selenium
9 24 (37.50%) jQuery
9 24 (37.50%) .NET
10 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
11 22 (34.38%) Microservices
12 21 (32.81%) Analytics
12 21 (32.81%) Scrum
13 19 (29.69%) TDD
13 19 (29.69%) Splunk
13 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
13 19 (29.69%) Docker
13 19 (29.69%) gulp
14 18 (28.13%) Grafana
14 18 (28.13%) LESS
14 18 (28.13%) GitHub
14 18 (28.13%) YAML
14 18 (28.13%) IntelliJ
15 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (26.56%) Scala
15 17 (26.56%) WebDriver

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 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.31%) Confluence
3 12 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) GitHub
2 17 (26.56%) Google Analytics
3 12 (18.75%) Office 365
4 10 (15.63%) Slack
5 7 (10.94%) npm
6 5 (7.81%) Apigee
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (6.25%) IaaS
7 4 (6.25%) PaaS
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (4.69%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.13%) BrowserStack
9 2 (3.13%) NuGet
9 2 (3.13%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (1.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Skype
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) Blockchain
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (53.13%) Visual Studio
2 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
3 26 (40.63%) Selenium
4 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
5 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
5 19 (29.69%) gulp
6 18 (28.13%) IntelliJ
7 17 (26.56%) Sublime Text
7 17 (26.56%) WebDriver
8 15 (23.44%) JIRA
8 15 (23.44%) WebStorm
9 13 (20.31%) Artifactory
9 13 (20.31%) Gatling
9 13 (20.31%) Jasmine
10 9 (14.06%) Protractor
10 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (12.50%) webpack
12 6 (9.38%) Grunt
13 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
13 5 (7.81%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Scala Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (14.06%) React Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Angular Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Blockchain Developer
9 1 (1.56%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) CSS
2 33 (51.56%) HTML
2 33 (51.56%) Node.js
3 31 (48.44%) REST
4 30 (46.88%) Sass
5 27 (42.19%) HTML5
5 27 (42.19%) React
6 24 (37.50%) .NET
6 24 (37.50%) jQuery
7 18 (28.13%) LESS
7 18 (28.13%) YAML
8 17 (26.56%) Gherkin
8 17 (26.56%) Play Framework
9 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
10 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 13 (20.31%) Redux
12 11 (17.19%) CSS3
12 11 (17.19%) JSON
13 9 (14.06%) CAML
14 8 (12.50%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Fintech
2 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Mac OS
2 9 (14.06%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Microservices
2 21 (32.81%) Analytics
2 21 (32.81%) Scrum
3 19 (29.69%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.44%) DevOps
5 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.88%) Workflow
7 13 (20.31%) Front End Development
7 13 (20.31%) Prototyping
8 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
8 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (14.06%) Web Development
11 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.81%) BDD
12 5 (7.81%) SOLID
13 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) Ruby
2 17 (26.56%) Scala
3 16 (25.00%) C#
4 13 (20.31%) Groovy
5 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
7 10 (15.63%) TypeScript
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 4 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (6.25%) Java
10 3 (4.69%) Python
11 1 (1.56%) ES6
11 1 (1.56%) ES7
11 1 (1.56%) Perl
11 1 (1.56%) Tcl
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Grafana
2 16 (25.00%) Graphite
2 16 (25.00%) Kibana
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Splunk
2 17 (26.56%) Google
3 12 (18.75%) Nintex
4 11 (17.19%) Sony
5 5 (7.81%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.13%) Veracode
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Sybase