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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 133 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £320 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £280 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

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
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
Glasgow 0 4 £320 -5.18%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) RAD
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) X++
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) X++
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft