The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 2.32% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 21.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 15
Average daily rate £325 £320 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +15.55%
Visual Studio
Buckinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
44 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.82% 11.03% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 43
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
2 9 (47.37%) WCF
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) WPF
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) MVVM
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
2 9 (47.37%) WCF
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) WPF
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) D3.js
8 1 (5.26%) Three.js
8 1 (5.26%) WebGL
8 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
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