The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 137 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+39.19% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
407 296 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.12% 10.07% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 165 168
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Edinburgh +4 11 - -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild 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 MSBuild.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Legal
1 11 (100.00%) Migration
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (100.00%) PaaS
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) Splunk
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) Ansible
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Bourne shell
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Korn
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Apache

MSBuild
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 4 (36.36%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (100.00%) PaaS
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (100.00%) Legal
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) AWS Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
1 11 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) Bourne shell
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Korn
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Ansible
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Splunk
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft