The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 65 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £343 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +7.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
828 583 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.06% 94.34% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 298 455
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.30 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Glasgow region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (12.50%) NHS

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ATL
1 1 (12.50%) COM+
1 1 (12.50%) DCOM
1 1 (12.50%) STL
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) OLE DB
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy