Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 93 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -21
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.27% 1.74% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 8.99% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £500 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -8.26% +61.48%
10th Percentile £406 £339 £316
90th Percentile £544 £725 £607
South East median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -10.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 250 367 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.10% 19.38% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 181 171
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £310
90th Percentile £535 £556 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.34 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £46.75 £42.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.92 £47.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio 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 6 months to 20 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 4 £475 -6.86% 14
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) React Native
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Sequelize
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Visual Studio
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) React Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) React
1 2 (50.00%) React Native
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Sequelize
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes