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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 42 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.42% 1.03% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.59% 7.87% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Median daily rate £310 £313 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -9.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
73 89 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.81% 13.07% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 42
Median daily rate £388 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Kendo UI
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) VB
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (21.43%) VBA
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Excel Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) VBA Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Kendo UI
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) MDX
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Linked Data
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) RDF
5 2 (14.29%) SEO
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
4 2 (14.29%) SPARQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (14.29%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft