The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.42% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 3.68% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Median daily rate £425 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%

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
148 163 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.66% 11.29% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) Jasmine
7 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (27.78%) User Experience
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) WPF
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

Visual Studio
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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) HTML Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
9 1 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
1 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVVM
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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