The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 £380
% change year-on-year
- -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
358 310 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.19% 11.16% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 172 87
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Blend
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the Scotland region.

Microsoft Blend Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Blend
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the Scotland region.

Microsoft Blend Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland