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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.86% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 6.63% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £500 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £272 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £360 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
147 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.58% 12.99% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 92
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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
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 17 January 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
6 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (35.71%) User Experience
8 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) UI Developer
3 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
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