The first table below looks at the demand for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.38% 8.20% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 32
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
MSBuild
Scotland

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell