Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.32% 1.40% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.73% 9.00% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +2.27% -2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £306
90th Percentile £534 £506 £481
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £331 £328
% change year-on-year +28.30% +1.15% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +13.58% +5.19% -4.94%

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 312 211 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.62% 15.58% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 89 71
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £288
90th Percentile £556 £538 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.00 £55.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -49.09% +42.86% -4.94%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (47.62%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) IIS
9 7 (33.33%) SAP
9 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (28.57%) MCP
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (28.57%) Micro Focus
10 6 (28.57%) Web Development
10 6 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (23.81%) MVC
11 5 (23.81%) Project Management
11 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
12 4 (19.05%) Degree
12 4 (19.05%) Marketing
12 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
12 4 (19.05%) RESTful
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Remedy

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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.52%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.76%) 3D Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA Architect
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) RESTful
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.76%) SignalR
9 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Android Development
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.52%) Physics
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCP
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (28.57%) Micro Focus
4 4 (19.05%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) HP