Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 November 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 66 107
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 -57
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 48 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.74% 2.91% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.59% 16.54% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 17
Surrey median daily rate £475 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -7.74% +8.39%
10th Percentile £388 £324 £320
90th Percentile £600 £506 £625
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +5.26%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 632 405 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.92% 17.62% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 281 331
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 9
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £14.80 £37.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £46.00 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Surrey

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Surrey

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Surrey

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Surrey

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Reigate - 8 £600 - 2
Camberley +3 5 £520 -5.45%
Redhill - 5 £475 -
Leatherhead -3 3 £413 -7.04%
Egham +3 2 £400 -13.98% 1
Cobham -4 2 £400 +11.89%
Staines +8 1 £400 -13.98%
Woking -1 1 £365 -2.67% 4
Guildford -6 1 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 37 (77.08%) .NET
3 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (58.33%) SQL
5 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 23 (47.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
8 18 (37.50%) Scrum
9 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
9 17 (35.42%) CSS
10 16 (33.33%) OO
10 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
12 14 (29.17%) MVC
12 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
13 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
14 12 (25.00%) Finance
14 12 (25.00%) Web Development
14 12 (25.00%) Windows
14 12 (25.00%) WCF
15 11 (22.92%) HTML
15 11 (22.92%) Java
16 10 (20.83%) Python
16 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (20.83%) SDLC
17 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
17 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (18.75%) jQuery
17 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (18.75%) Oracle

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) RS-232
1 1 (2.08%) RS-422
1 1 (2.08%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (10.42%) Power BI
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data
9 2 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (4.17%) Redis
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.33%) MSBuild
4 4 (8.33%) PyCharm
4 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) NUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Log4Net
7 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.08%) Gatling
7 1 (2.08%) Moq
7 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (10.42%) CRM Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (77.08%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (25.00%) WCF
5 11 (22.92%) HTML
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (18.75%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) Ajax
9 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
10 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.25%) Web Services
11 2 (4.17%) CSS3
11 2 (4.17%) ELMAH
11 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Clustering
1 3 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
1 3 (6.25%) Equities
1 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 16 (33.33%) OO
4 14 (29.17%) MVC
4 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.00%) Web Development
6 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.83%) SDLC
7 9 (18.75%) ETL
8 8 (16.67%) CRM
8 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (14.58%) BDD
9 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.50%) Migration
11 5 (10.42%) Build Automation
12 4 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
12 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.33%) SDET
12 4 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 11 (22.92%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow