The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
Berkshire > Slough
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.63% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median daily rate - £425 -
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +8.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 11.19% 7.50% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 32
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12%  
10th Percentile £325 £303 £204
90th Percentile £483 £500 £515
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Slough