Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 19 February 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
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 25 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 3.28% 9.59% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 19.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Maidstone median daily rate £463 £345 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.06% +3.76% -8.28%
10th Percentile £419 £329 £324
90th Percentile £516 £383 £341
Kent median daily rate £380 £345 £454
% change year-on-year +10.14% -23.97% +15.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 Maidstone with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Maidstone
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 32.79% 49.32% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 6
Maidstone median daily rate £444 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £353 £321 £337
90th Percentile £499 £441 £403
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Maidstone

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) NuGet
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SSDT

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) npm
1 1 (50.00%) NuGet
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Bower
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft