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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
391 314 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.76% 11.42% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 176 114
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) QUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) NCrunch
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft