The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 11 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.52% - 5.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 85.71% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +25.98%
Visual Studio
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.11% 2.44% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Median daily rate £300 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £475 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 8 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (16.67%) ADO
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) ADO
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland