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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% - 2.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 23.81% 21.43% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £373 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.86% +33.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -60.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 4 £325 -
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Delphi
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) C++Builder
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft