Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 15 October 2019 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 45 58
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 2.09% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category - 17.91% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82% -1.16%
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.02% +23.88%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 30 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.56% 11.67% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 60
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £305 £279 £298
90th Percentile £738 £514 £502
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £49.65
10th Percentile £42.75 - £48.83
90th Percentile £49.20 - £50.48
East of England median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.65% - +0.59%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire