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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.33% 0.68% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.90% 8.11% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £337 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.03%
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
126 74 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.57% 8.45% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner

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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) WatiN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
5 6 (26.09%) NHibernate
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Ninject
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Stress Testing
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Database Security
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSD
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Nintex
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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