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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 2.72% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.62% 27.71% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Median daily rate £338 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
58 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.70% 9.81% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 42
Median daily rate £350 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 23 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft