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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.75% 3.38% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 23.81% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
15 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.16% 14.19% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £50.68 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
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 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

Visual Studio
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 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 Luton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL