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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.62% 7.27% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £333 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £393 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Visual Studio
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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
89 110 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.90% 15.63% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 2015, 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 26 (83.87%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 12 (38.71%) C++
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) XML
6 12 (38.71%) HTTP
6 12 (38.71%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (32.26%) STL
8 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
10 7 (22.58%) COM+
10 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
11 6 (19.35%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (19.35%) DCOM
11 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 6 (19.35%) VB
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) VB6
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 5 (16.13%) Migration
12 5 (16.13%) OLE DB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) Intranet
3 3 (9.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) C++ Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (38.71%) XML
3 12 (38.71%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (32.26%) STL
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 7 (22.58%) COM+
6 6 (19.35%) DCOM
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) OLE DB
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) ATL
8 3 (9.68%) WPF
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) OLE
10 1 (3.23%) Ajax
10 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.23%) MVVM
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) VB6
5 6 (19.35%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Nintex
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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