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 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 36 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.84% 0.75% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £330 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.56% 8.21% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
Average daily rate £320 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Erskine -7 3 £330 -10.81%
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSD
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (100.00%) PL/1
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) MSI
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) VMware

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PL/1
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) VMware