Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 85 91
Rank change year-on-year -41 +6 -31
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.72% 1.39% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 4.49% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
South London median daily rate £450 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.16% -11.43%
10th Percentile £335 £373 £278
90th Percentile £550 £588 £420
London median daily rate £464 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.06% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £40.75 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +25.38% - -

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 630 312 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 32.54% 30.95% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 197 200
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £313
90th Percentile £588 £630 £525
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South London median hourly rate - £51.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.19% +54.79%
London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +38.46% -25.29% +56.59%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Kingston Upon Thames +11 6 £450 +20.00%
Croydon -45 3 £325 -23.53% 2
Bromley -10 2 £550 -4.35% 2
Visual Studio
London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Avionics
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) PaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) IaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) ClearQuest
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) C++

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
3 3 (21.43%) ClearQuest
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Avionics
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) MDX
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Qt
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NVIDIA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle