Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 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
London > South London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 120 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30 -27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.59% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.37% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
South London median daily rate £350 £488 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +69.57% -4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £334 £264
90th Percentile £527 £613 £321
London median daily rate £454 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +1.17% +5.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £39.29 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +30.97% -29.41%

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 618 512 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 36.72% 29.29% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 389 135
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +16.50%
10th Percentile £410 £357 £313
90th Percentile £588 £638 £530
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
South London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.71 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.88% -17.24% +15.74%
London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.65 £47.00
% change year-on-year -6.84% -17.78% +25.33%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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
Kingston Upon Thames +13 3 - - 1
Croydon -8 3 £500 +5.26% 3
Visual Studio
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (30.00%) Avionics
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (10.00%) Retail

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Avionics
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Qt
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NVIDIA