The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 0.89% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 8.24% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.16% 10.83% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (78.95%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) C++
6 7 (36.84%) STL
6 7 (36.84%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) ATL
8 5 (26.32%) COM+
8 5 (26.32%) DCOM
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (21.05%) GoogleTest
9 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (21.05%) CppUnit
9 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (21.05%) NCrunch
9 4 (21.05%) Google
9 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) CppUnit
1 4 (21.05%) GoogleTest
1 4 (21.05%) NCrunch
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) STL
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) ATL
5 5 (26.32%) COM+
5 5 (26.32%) DCOM
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) OLE DB
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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