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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 9 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 2.94% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 26.87% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 15
Median daily rate £338 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
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
84 134 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.86% 10.93% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 58
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 June 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
Milton Keynes -13 5 £338 +12.50% 7
High Wycombe +4 4 £330 -5.71% 4
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 9 (34.62%) UML
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 7 (26.92%) C++
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Web Development
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (19.23%) OO
9 5 (19.23%) XSLT
9 5 (19.23%) Windows

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 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Sitefinity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) RS-232
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
7 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (11.54%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
10 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) XML
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) XSLT
8 4 (15.38%) MFC
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
10 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
11 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
11 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
1 9 (34.62%) UML
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) MVVM
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) C++/CLI
6 3 (11.54%) C
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) QNX
2 4 (15.38%) Telelogic
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