Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London 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 6 months to 19 June 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
London > South London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 68 81
Rank change year-on-year -43 +13 -38
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.86% 1.59% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 6.51% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 5
South London median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £323 £363 £302
90th Percentile £550 £588 £455
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

Visual Studio 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 South London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 486 215 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 27.95% 24.49% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 121 175
South London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £313
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
South London median hourly rate £40.71 £51.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +19.19% +54.79%
10th Percentile £38.89 £43.88 £41.50
90th Percentile £43.65 £85.50 £44.50
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +58.66%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in South London

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in South London

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in South London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in South London

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio in South London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in South London

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Bromley -8 4 £469 -18.48%
Croydon - 4 £503 -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 3 £450 +20.00% 2
Visual Studio
London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio 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 South London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) NuGet
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Moq
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) MDX
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Microservices
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) APMP
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik