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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 14 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.54% 2.07% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.67% 18.56% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Average daily rate
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£316 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £413 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
120 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.22% 11.15% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 18 (90.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (30.00%) TDD
11 5 (25.00%) Scrum
12 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (20.00%) Web Services
13 3 (15.00%) XML
13 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (15.00%) Content Management
13 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (15.00%) jQuery
13 3 (15.00%) HTML5
14 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
14 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) WatiN
2 1 (5.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) Ninject
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) Ajax
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) ESRI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago