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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.08% 6.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 36.11% 31.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Median daily rate £315 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
36 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.53% 19.39% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 16
Median daily rate £295 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -30 13 £315 -30.00%
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (64.71%) IIS
3 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Migration
4 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) MCSD
6 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) SSL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) VBScript
7 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) COBOL
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) C

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 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (64.71%) IIS
3 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (29.41%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Tools Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
2 5 (29.41%) XSD
2 5 (29.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Records Management
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) COBOL
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) PL/1
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Nintex