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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £483 £338
% change year-on-year
-43.00% +42.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
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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
356 323 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.91% 13.24% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 193 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £31.70 £25.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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

Microsoft Blend
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Microsoft Blend
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Microsoft Blend 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 Microsoft Blend. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe