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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 1.90% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.07% 13.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £313 £316 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -15.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
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
138 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.67% 13.71% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 44
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) Kendo UI
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Migration

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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) VBA Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Kendo UI
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSD
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Nintex