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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 5 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 3.43% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 27.66% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 4
Average daily rate £315 £340 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £324 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £388 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
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
68 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.85% 12.40% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 61
Average daily rate £285 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (85.00%) MVC
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (40.00%) CSS
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%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (30.00%) TDD
10 6 (30.00%) Scrum
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (20.00%) SQL
13 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
14 2 (10.00%) WatiN
14 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
14 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
14 2 (10.00%) Moq
14 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
14 2 (10.00%) Ninject

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Moq
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) WatiN
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Ninject
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) WCF
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (5.00%) XML
10 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) MVC
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.00%) OOD
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Database Security
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Nintex
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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Amoria Bond
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