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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% - 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
309 296 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.65% 11.43% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 147 214
Median daily rate £388 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.89 £37.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.90% -16.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow - 4 - -
Microsoft Blend
UK

Microsoft Blend
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Blend 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Blend.

1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (50.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (50.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft