The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild 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 MSBuild over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 127 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% - 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
MSBuild
UK

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
319 298 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.59% 11.30% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 171 152
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSBuild
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MSBuild Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MSBuild
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MSBuild 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 MSBuild.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CruiseControl
3 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (75.00%) OAuth
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (75.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MSBuild 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 MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) CruiseControl
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) NCrunch
4 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (75.00%) OAuth
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (75.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle