Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 6 July 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 76 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 17 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.87% 1.50% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 7.98% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 16
Median daily rate £425 £538 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +24.64% +5.70%
10th Percentile £413 £338 £341
90th Percentile £508 £561 £558
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £471
% change year-on-year -10.53% +0.85% +42.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £46.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 40 213 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.66% 18.78% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 114 157
Median daily rate £488 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +17.24%
10th Percentile £315 £318 £316
90th Percentile £525 £556 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £485 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +10.86% +1.74% +18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.58% +86.68% -
Median hourly rate £41.25 £42.84 £45.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -5.86% -17.27%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
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

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
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
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
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%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft