The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.74% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£329 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.85% 29.17% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Average daily rate £375 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £309 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £356 £385
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 £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project Server
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project Server
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Tools Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) Tcl
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware