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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 30 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 1.02% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.47% 8.15% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 31
Median daily rate £323 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £339 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
354 356 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.14% 12.52% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 218 203
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +19 12 £413 +39.83% 2
Glasgow +2 7 £275 -15.46% 4
Aberdeen - 6 £300 -
Renfrewshire -1 3 £310 -3.12%
Fife - 2 £310 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) MVC
3 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (53.06%) C#
4 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
5 24 (48.98%) HTML
5 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.98%) CSS
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.61%) jQuery
8 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
9 14 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (24.49%) HTML5
10 12 (24.49%) CSS3
10 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
10 12 (24.49%) SQL
11 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
12 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
13 8 (16.33%) WCF
13 8 (16.33%) Scrum
13 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
13 8 (16.33%) Web Services
14 7 (14.29%) RESTful
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (8.16%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) MS Access
5 3 (6.12%) MySQL
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.08%) SQLite
7 1 (2.04%) Power BI
7 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.24%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.08%) MSI
5 1 (2.04%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (12.24%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) UI Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior UI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 26 (53.06%) .NET Framework
4 24 (48.98%) CSS
4 24 (48.98%) HTML
5 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
6 15 (30.61%) jQuery
7 12 (24.49%) CSS3
7 12 (24.49%) HTML5
8 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (16.33%) WCF
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 7 (14.29%) RESTful
12 6 (12.24%) Kendo UI
12 6 (12.24%) XML
13 5 (10.20%) WPF
14 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) MVC
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) OO
7 5 (10.20%) Prototyping
7 5 (10.20%) SDLC
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.08%) RDF
10 2 (4.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) VBA
6 5 (10.20%) VB
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) VBScript
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Nintex
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Telerik
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
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