Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 817 846
Rank change year-on-year +86 +29 +28
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code 53 61 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.064% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.30% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 3
England median daily rate £470 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.59% -15.00%
10th Percentile £350 £409 £343
90th Percentile £588 £554 £478
UK median daily rate £465 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -1.59% +11.18% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £71.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £71.25 - -

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 13,129 20,121 17,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.27% 21.17% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,749 13,914 12,389
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 211 272
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.35 £25.41 £29.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £55.00 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +87 20 £500 +2.56% 3
South East - 15 £465 - 2
North of England +45 12 £475 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire +43 12 £475 +5.56%
Midlands +28 3 £450 -2.17% 2
East Midlands +23 3 £450 +2.86%
Visual Studio Code
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 23 (43.40%) Ansible
2 23 (43.40%) PowerShell
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
4 17 (32.08%) Python
4 17 (32.08%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
5 16 (30.19%) GitHub
6 14 (26.42%) React
6 14 (26.42%) Azure
6 14 (26.42%) Open Source
7 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
8 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.64%) Blog
8 12 (22.64%) Prototyping
9 11 (20.75%) VB
9 11 (20.75%) Windows
10 10 (18.87%) C#
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (18.87%) MSTest
10 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) Cosmos DB
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 5 (9.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) GitHub
2 14 (26.42%) Azure
3 9 (16.98%) SaaS
4 8 (15.09%) npm
5 5 (9.43%) AWS
6 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
1 5 (9.43%) IPv4
2 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.89%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Azure SQL Database
1 10 (18.87%) Cosmos DB
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (18.87%) SSDT
2 7 (13.21%) GIS
3 3 (5.66%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Visual Studio
2 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.87%) MSTest
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (16.98%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.09%) webpack
6 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
6 6 (11.32%) tSQLt
7 5 (9.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.66%) JIRA
8 3 (5.66%) NUnit
8 3 (5.66%) Sublime Text
9 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.77%) Grunt
9 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.77%) Xcode
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Software Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) React Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Integration Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.55%) PowerShell Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Salesforce Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) React
2 10 (18.87%) Node.js
3 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) CSS
4 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) React Native
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.32%) CSS3
5 6 (11.32%) XML
6 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.43%) HTML5
7 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (7.55%) Sass
7 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) Middleware
8 3 (5.66%) Sequelize
8 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.66%) Visualforce
9 2 (3.77%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Blog
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Graphic Design
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) Contactless
7 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.66%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
3 14 (26.42%) Open Source
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) Prototyping
5 9 (16.98%) CRM
5 9 (16.98%) ERP
5 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
7 7 (13.21%) CAD
7 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) SDLC
7 7 (13.21%) Web Development
8 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
8 6 (11.32%) Microservices
9 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.43%) Information Management
9 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) PowerShell
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) Python
4 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
6 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
7 11 (20.75%) VB
8 10 (18.87%) C#
9 4 (7.55%) Java
10 3 (5.66%) Apex Code
10 3 (5.66%) Perl
10 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.77%) Java 8
11 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Ansible
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
3 5 (9.43%) BladeLogic
3 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.43%) Puppet
4 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Altiris
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.77%) Sony
5 2 (3.77%) WSO2
6 1 (1.89%) WorldPay