The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 42 49
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.27% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.33% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +4.66%
Visual Studio
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 12 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.45% 3.22% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 41
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire