The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 117 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 33 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.03% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.43% 9.81% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 22
Median daily rate £325 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £361 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Visual Studio
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
444 316 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.06% 10.49% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 160 191
Median daily rate £355 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the Scotland region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Visual Studio
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 Visual Studio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +6 11 £265 -8.62% 4
Edinburgh -13 8 £388 +16.10% 3
Renfrewshire -33 8 £315 -3.07%
Fife +6 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £270 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio.

1 45 (81.82%) .NET
2 41 (74.55%) C#
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
4 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
5 25 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (43.64%) SharePoint
7 23 (41.82%) XML
8 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
9 20 (36.36%) Migration
10 19 (34.55%) CSS
11 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (30.91%) IIS
12 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (29.09%) SQL
13 16 (29.09%) MCSE
14 14 (25.45%) HTML
14 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
15 13 (23.64%) HP
16 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
16 12 (21.82%) Windows
16 12 (21.82%) MVC
17 11 (20.00%) Workflow
17 11 (20.00%) Degree
17 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
18 10 (18.18%) jQuery
18 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
18 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (16.36%) TDD

Visual Studio
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 24 (43.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (30.91%) IIS
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (14.55%) OpenStack
4 8 (14.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
1 8 (14.55%) SSL
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQLite
6 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Power BI
6 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) MSI
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.82%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.82%) Moq
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) WatiN
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) SharePoint Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Collaboration Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) VBA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (81.82%) .NET
2 23 (41.82%) XML
3 19 (34.55%) CSS
4 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.18%) jQuery
6 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
6 8 (14.55%) XSLT
7 7 (12.73%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
9 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.45%) WinForms
10 3 (5.45%) WPF
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 2 (3.64%) HTML5
11 2 (3.64%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) WCF
11 2 (3.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Migration
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) Workflow
5 9 (16.36%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) High Availability
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
7 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (10.91%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Records Management
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.09%) Web Development
10 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) VBScript
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) C
7 3 (5.45%) Java
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.45%) VB
7 3 (5.45%) VBA
8 2 (3.64%) COBOL
8 2 (3.64%) PL/1
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.09%) MCSE
3 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) Degree
5 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
6 8 (14.55%) MCSD
7 2 (3.64%) ISEB
7 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) HP
3 8 (14.55%) Nintex
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Telerik
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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