Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 21 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.25% 1.14% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.62% 10.61% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 22
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +2.27% -17.24%
10th Percentile £331 £185 £306
90th Percentile £601 £513 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +29.63% +3.85% -18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 317 132 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.94% 10.74% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 73 79
Milton Keynes median daily rate £435 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £275
90th Percentile £594 £513 £473
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £356 £338
% change year-on-year +22.81% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +207.69% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.08 £44.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year -20.73% +172.31% -61.76%

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 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 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) Web Development
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) CRM
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) QA
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms

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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (14.29%) Appium
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 3 (14.29%) Calabash
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) PhantomJS
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Architect
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (33.33%) CRM Architect
5 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Lead Architect
7 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Tester
8 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) jQuery
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (28.57%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) SignalR
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) CRM
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP