The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.98% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-39.47% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Microsoft Blend
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.37% 13.38% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Blend
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Blend Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Blend
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe