The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 44 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 11 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.95% 1.15% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.10% 10.45% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Median daily rate £310 £315 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%

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
78 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.83% 10.98% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 60
Median daily rate £395 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.89 £33.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.84% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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 21 February 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 3 (18.75%) Kendo UI
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (12.50%) Linked Data

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Excel Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) VBA Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Kendo UI
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) MDX
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Linked Data
2 2 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) RDF
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) SPARQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) HP