Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.85% 1.40% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 10.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Slough median daily rate - £463 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.47% +16.55%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +15.09%
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 26 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.41% 13.99% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 29
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -14.47%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £307
90th Percentile £531 £526 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £105.00
% change year-on-year +32.84% -68.10% +195.77%

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 11 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) HDInsight
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 3 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
2 2 (66.67%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) HDInsight
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft