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 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.31% 1.36% 1.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.97% 18.75% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
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
77 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.88% 7.27% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 39
Average daily rate £350 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015, 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 39 (88.64%) C#
2 36 (81.82%) .NET
3 29 (65.91%) HTML
4 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
5 25 (56.82%) XML
6 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 22 (50.00%) CSS
7 22 (50.00%) jQuery
8 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (45.45%) MVC
9 19 (43.18%) .NET Framework
9 19 (43.18%) SQL
10 17 (38.64%) WCF
11 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
12 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (27.27%) Degree
13 12 (27.27%) Web Services
13 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
14 10 (22.73%) OO
14 10 (22.73%) JSON
15 9 (20.45%) Client/Server
15 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
15 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (18.18%) LINQ
16 8 (18.18%) IIS
17 7 (15.91%) XSL
17 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
17 7 (15.91%) Finance
17 7 (15.91%) WPF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Toad
4 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) Moq
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.55%) WPF Developer
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
3 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 25 (56.82%) XML
5 22 (50.00%) CSS
5 22 (50.00%) jQuery
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (43.18%) .NET Framework
8 17 (38.64%) WCF
9 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (27.27%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) JSON
11 8 (18.18%) LINQ
12 7 (15.91%) WPF
12 7 (15.91%) HTML5
12 7 (15.91%) REST
12 7 (15.91%) XSL
13 5 (11.36%) SOAP
14 4 (9.09%) Ajax
14 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) MVC
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.91%) Web Development
6 6 (13.64%) MVVM
7 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
9 2 (4.55%) OOD
9 2 (4.55%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) System Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.27%) Content Management
10 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) XAML
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday