Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 97 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -42 +19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 12 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.96% 3.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 3.40% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £170 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.79% +3.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £148 £401 £350
90th Percentile £281 £434 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.43% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 339 353 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.45% 28.17% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 256 206
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.22% +3.00%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £265
90th Percentile £604 £553 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.80% -1.82% +71.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £36.20 £22.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 4 £170 -57.50% 4
Abingdon - 1 £350 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) SMS
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) PDA
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft