The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 24 29
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 2.03% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category - 20.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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 Luton region.

Development Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.49% 10.14% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 27
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £51 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +32.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Luton