The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 May 2017 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
London / Hammersmith
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 5.71% 2.50% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £518 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 28.57% 12.50% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £426 £550 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +41.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £460 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £622 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.87% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.39%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Hammersmith

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk