Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 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.

Microsoft MSBuild
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £338 -
% change year-on-year +18.34% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 - -

MSBuild is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 317 480 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.83% 18.60% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 275 286
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £613 £595 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £51.50 £44.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -2.27% +40.80% -3.85%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSBuild in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MSBuild 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Mesos
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) OpenID
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAML

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Mesos