Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.37% 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 2.86% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Slough median daily rate £463 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +17.24% -
10th Percentile £439 £413 £344
90th Percentile £481 £438 £381
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £350
% change year-on-year +1.22% +17.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.68% 11.04% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 29
Slough median daily rate £400 £324 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -16.39% +21.09%
10th Percentile £314 £307 £268
90th Percentile £524 £423 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £30.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) LESS
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) Grunt
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) gulp
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (100.00%) SVG
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 4 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Grunt
1 4 (100.00%) gulp
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) LESS
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) SVG
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) DHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Animation
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#