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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 28 29
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 0.88% 5.52%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.76% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.66%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.74% 18.58% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
Median daily rate £265 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £340 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) MCSD
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (12.50%) Nintex
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) SSL
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Records Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSD
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Nintex