Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 19.70% 21.28% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 59.09% 58.82% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
Dundee median daily rate £325 £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +27.66% -10.48%
10th Percentile £310 £213 £228
90th Percentile £438 £338 £243
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.18% -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £15.86 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.46% -6.71% +11.44%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Dundee.

All Vendors
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 22 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 33.33% 36.17% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 8
Dundee median daily rate £325 £324 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -13.60% +92.31%
10th Percentile £249 £264 £252
90th Percentile £438 £346 £413
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.18% -8.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.20%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dundee over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Dundee

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dundee.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Dundee

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Docker
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) ERP
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet