The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.76% 2.05% 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.39% 19.29% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 19
Median daily rate £330 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £254 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £384 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £341
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 140 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.31% 10.63% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 70
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +4 4 £335 -4.28% 4
Newport Pagnell 0 1 £313 -
Milton Keynes -14 1 £325 +1.56% 2
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 9 (28.13%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) UML
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (21.88%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) WPF
8 7 (21.88%) jQuery
8 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (18.75%) Web Development
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 5 (15.63%) XSLT
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Sitefinity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) RS-232
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (9.38%) Analyst
9 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) WCF
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) WPF
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
8 3 (9.38%) MFC
8 3 (9.38%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) D3.js
9 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Three.js
9 2 (6.25%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
2 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) MVVM
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C++
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) C++/CLI
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) XAML
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) IBM
1 3 (9.38%) QNX
1 3 (9.38%) Telelogic
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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