Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 101 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 -12
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 22 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.55% 1.13% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.40% 5.31% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £538 £580 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +71.85% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £185
90th Percentile £725 £610 £505
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £538 £545 £338
% change year-on-year -1.38% +61.48% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 262 358 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.50% 21.28% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 142 70
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £546 £525 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £388 £364
% change year-on-year +8.39% +6.53% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +9.09%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) DevOps
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) JIRA
8 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban
10 4 (18.18%) Office 365
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
10 4 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (18.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) MSI
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Head of Development
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) CRM Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Azure Developer
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
8 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) DHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) DevOps
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Behavioural Change
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow