The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £368
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 - £31.88 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1676 2395 2594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.92% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1268 1446
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
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 Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 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
Edinburgh +17 2 £275 -15.38%
Glasgow - 2 £350 - 1
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) MS Access
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) MCAD
7 2 (15.38%) MCSD
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MS Access
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Moq
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCAD
2 2 (15.38%) MCSD
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
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