The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 76 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% - 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
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 - - -
MSBuild
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 196 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 11.49% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 102 94
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £278 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £27.45 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.16% -35.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Ansible
2 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 9 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (75.00%) PaaS
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Splunk
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (75.00%) Legal
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (50.00%) Korn
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (75.00%) PaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (75.00%) Legal
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat