The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.41% 9.30% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.57% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
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 Fife region.

Development Applications Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 25.93% 18.60% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £98 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife 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 Fife

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +8 2 - -
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Fife region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft