Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 19 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.24% 1.31% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% 6.17% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £322
90th Percentile £559 £506 £394
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £467 £325 £334
% change year-on-year +43.69% -2.62% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 - £38.50

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 307 324 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.01% 21.23% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 137 72
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.21% +1.92%
10th Percentile £319 £293 £263
90th Percentile £541 £484 £486
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £334
% change year-on-year +13.33% +12.36% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -17.27% +31.74% +1.21%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 (89.47%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) HTML
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (36.84%) CSS
8 7 (36.84%) IIS
8 7 (36.84%) SAP
8 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (31.58%) jQuery
9 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
9 6 (31.58%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (31.58%) MCP
9 6 (31.58%) Micro Focus
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (26.32%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) Web Services
10 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
10 5 (26.32%) Android Development
10 5 (26.32%) Android
11 4 (21.05%) RESTful
11 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
11 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree

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 (36.84%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (10.53%) MonoDevelop
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 3D Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA Architect
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Unity 3D Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (15.79%) XML
10 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
11 1 (5.26%) SOAP
11 1 (5.26%) WCF
11 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
3 5 (26.32%) Android Development
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Physics
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCP
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 6 (31.58%) Micro Focus
4 4 (21.05%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) HP