The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 10 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.89% 2.70% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £430 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Visual Studio
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Development Applications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.64% 16.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft