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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.82% 2.82% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 16.67% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £310 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.52% 16.95% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 12
Median daily rate £280 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £290 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £340 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
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 10 December 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 +3 3 £310 -3.12%
Visual Studio
Scotland

Visual Studio
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) MSI

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware