Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 124 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - -
Contract jobs citing MSBuild 1 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.057% 0.080% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £326 -
Scotland median daily rate - £326 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
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 310 453 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.77% 18.23% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 260 246
Median daily rate £439 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £320
90th Percentile £613 £575 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £51.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% - -
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +12.00% +72.41% +25.58%

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MSBuild in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for MSBuild in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) OpenID
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Cosmos DB

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) OpenID
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree