Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 98 73
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25 +1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 29 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.52% 1.25% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.38% 6.60% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £538 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +40.74% +2.27%
10th Percentile £450 £331 £185
90th Percentile £725 £601 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £538 £438 £338
% change year-on-year +22.86% +29.63% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £50.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 177 318 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.38% 19.00% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 132 73
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £440 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +21.38% +3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £291
90th Percentile £664 £594 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £356
% change year-on-year -2.86% +22.81% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £46.25 - £50.00
10th Percentile £42.88 - £47.50
90th Percentile £48.63 - £52.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.08 £44.25
% change year-on-year +28.30% -20.73% +172.31%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) Scrum
4 19 (65.52%) C#
4 19 (65.52%) DevOps
5 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
8 12 (41.38%) Migration
9 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
12 7 (24.14%) Windows
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
12 7 (24.14%) JIRA
13 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
13 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
14 5 (17.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (17.24%) Kanban
14 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
14 5 (17.24%) SQL
15 4 (13.79%) ITIL
15 4 (13.79%) MCP
15 4 (13.79%) MCSE
15 4 (13.79%) CRM
15 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (13.79%) PowerShell

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 12 (41.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Head of Development
7 6 (20.69%) Azure Developer
8 4 (13.79%) CRM Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (10.34%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (10.34%) WPF Developer
10 2 (6.90%) C# Programmer
10 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Scrum
3 19 (65.52%) DevOps
4 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
5 12 (41.38%) Migration
6 9 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (20.69%) IT Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) MCP
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Micro Focus