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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 0.92% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 8.60% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £321 £290 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% -25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £278 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.74% 10.73% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 30
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 July 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (24.00%) Scrum
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (24.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 5 (20.00%) IIS
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.00%) WatiN
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 3 (12.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 2 (8.00%) Kendo UI
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (4.00%) Ninject
11 1 (4.00%) WCF
11 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCSD
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Nintex
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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