Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +16
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 6.90% 5.80% -
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Maidstone median daily rate £400 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% - -
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £275
% change year-on-year +15.94% +25.45% -32.52%
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 15 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 25.86% 43.48% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 4
Maidstone median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £362 £331 £306
90th Percentile £470 £357 £319
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 24 September 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) SSDT
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SSDT
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft