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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 123 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.082% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.62% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £341
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
356 323 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.91% 13.24% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 193 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £31.70 £25.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) FxCop

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) FxCop
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA