Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 August 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 537 518 373
Rank change year-on-year -19 -145 +202
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Code 53 24 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.076% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 3
10th Percentile £408 £475 £263
25th Percentile £484 £500 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £415
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +38.55% -17.00%
75th Percentile £588 £638 £434
90th Percentile £643 £679 £445
England median daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £82.50 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £72.25 -
% change year-on-year -23.88% - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,631 6,141 3,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.18% 19.50% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,397 4,319 2,185
10th Percentile £413 £400 £375
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £720 £713
England median daily rate £560 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +9.80% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 17
10th Percentile £15.75 £26.50 £30.25
25th Percentile £26.25 £37.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate £44.11 £58.71 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -24.87% +17.42% -
75th Percentile £63.21 £66.50 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.05 £68.87 £65.36
England median hourly rate £59.38 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio Code
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Visual Studio Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Code in London

Visual Studio Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Code in London.

Daily rate trend for Visual Studio Code in London

Visual Studio Code
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Code in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Code in London

Visual Studio Code
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -16 6 £501 -4.67%
South London - 5 £464 -
Visual Studio Code
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Code.

1 29 (54.72%) Git (software)
2 27 (50.94%) Python
3 25 (47.17%) Azure
4 21 (39.62%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) Agile
6 19 (35.85%) Docker
7 18 (33.96%) Kubernetes
8 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
8 16 (30.19%) SQL
8 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
9 15 (28.30%) Oracle
10 14 (26.42%) TDD
10 14 (26.42%) Node.js
11 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
11 13 (24.53%) Clean Code
12 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
12 12 (22.64%) Finance
12 12 (22.64%) TypeScript
13 11 (20.75%) SDLC
13 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 11 (20.75%) IntelliJ
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.75%) AWS
13 11 (20.75%) JSON
14 10 (18.87%) CSS
14 10 (18.87%) .NET
14 10 (18.87%) MVC
14 10 (18.87%) DevOps
14 10 (18.87%) Pandas
14 10 (18.87%) Azure DevOps

Visual Studio Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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%) Confluence
1 5 (9.43%) Jupyter
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Azure
2 11 (20.75%) AWS
3 10 (18.87%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (15.09%) GitHub
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Storage
5 6 (11.32%) PaaS
6 5 (9.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (9.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Power Platform
7 4 (7.55%) Azure Monitor
7 4 (7.55%) npm
7 4 (7.55%) SaaS
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.77%) Figma
9 2 (3.77%) Miro
9 2 (3.77%) Serverless
10 1 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.89%) Azure Pipelines
10 1 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Bluetooth
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) SQLite
4 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (9.43%) Data Lake
5 5 (9.43%) Parquet
5 5 (9.43%) Power BI
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (5.66%) DB2
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 2 (3.77%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
3 11 (20.75%) IntelliJ
4 7 (13.21%) Postman
5 5 (9.43%) JIRA
5 5 (9.43%) PyCharm
5 5 (9.43%) Selenium
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (7.55%) Android Studio
6 4 (7.55%) Xcode
7 3 (5.66%) Storybook
7 3 (5.66%) webpack
8 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.77%) Cypress.io
8 2 (3.77%) git-flow
8 2 (3.77%) RStudio
9 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.89%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 5 (9.43%) Data Engineer
2 5 (9.43%) Data Scientist
2 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
2 5 (9.43%) React Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Azure Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Python Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Automation Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Backend Developer
4 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Research Scientist
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 14 (26.42%) Node.js
3 11 (20.75%) JSON
4 10 (18.87%) .NET
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 10 (18.87%) Pandas
5 9 (16.98%) Kafka
5 9 (16.98%) REST
6 8 (15.09%) React
7 7 (13.21%) JSF
7 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (13.21%) Spring
7 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
7 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
8 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.32%) TensorFlow
8 6 (11.32%) Vue.js
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) Matplotlib
9 5 (9.43%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.77%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.77%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.77%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
1 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile
2 14 (26.42%) TDD
3 13 (24.53%) Clean Code
4 11 (20.75%) SDLC
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.87%) DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.98%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (13.21%) Data Science
7 7 (13.21%) Microservices
7 7 (13.21%) Open Source
8 6 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) Fintech
8 6 (11.32%) Full Stack Development
8 6 (11.32%) Machine Learning
8 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Due Diligence
9 5 (9.43%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Python
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) TypeScript
4 9 (16.98%) C#
5 8 (15.09%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
7 5 (9.43%) Bash
7 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby
7 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.55%) Go
9 3 (5.66%) ES6
10 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
10 2 (3.77%) R
11 1 (1.89%) Bicep
11 1 (1.89%) C++
11 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Azure Certification
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) IFRS
3 2 (3.77%) IFRS 17
4 1 (1.89%) Accessibility
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) VMware NSX
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Kubernetes
2 6 (11.32%) Terraform
3 5 (9.43%) Kibana
4 4 (7.55%) Consul
4 4 (7.55%) logstash
5 3 (5.66%) Ansible
5 3 (5.66%) PowerCLI
5 3 (5.66%) vRealize
5 3 (5.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (5.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Google
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Apple
6 3 (5.66%) Databricks
6 3 (5.66%) Infoblox
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) SaltStack
6 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com