The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 Highlands region.

Development Applications Category
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the Highlands region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - - - -
Visual Studio
Scotland