Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 79 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 27 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 1.82% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.65% 9.09% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 19
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +43.40%
10th Percentile £475 £360 £331
90th Percentile £525 £562 £558
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -22.73% +25.71% +1.74%

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 86 297 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.84% 20.03% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 148 189
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +19.86%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £319
90th Percentile £502 £556 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £43.75 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -4.89% -16.36%
10th Percentile £17.95 £37.38 £32.00
90th Percentile £57.83 £48.13 £48.45
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +4.65%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Buckinghamshire.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +12 3 £500 -6.98% 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCAD
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

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%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCPD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft