Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 November 2017 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 82 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.54% 0.14% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 0.48% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 22
Oxford median daily rate £170 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.50% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £170 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -58.79% +3.13% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £50.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -7.43% -

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 Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 209 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 30.30% 29.44% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 162 120
Oxford median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +15.25%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £256
90th Percentile £610 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £412
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.22% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Oxford median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £22.25
90th Percentile £77.50 - £50.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +35.80% -1.82% +71.88%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Oxford

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Oxford

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) RIA

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PDA
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory