Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 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 Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 94 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 15 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.06% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.93% 6.31% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 4
Glasgow median daily rate £340 £355 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +7.58% +10.00%
10th Percentile £302 £312 £305
90th Percentile £406 £450 £405
Scotland median daily rate £370 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -7.50% +10.34% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50

Visual Studio 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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 304 301 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.41% 19.26% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 197 85
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £525 £462 £460
Scotland median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.73% +87.22% -51.85%
10th Percentile £32.38 £15.88 £14.74
90th Percentile £43.60 £44.63 £17.26
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -68.24% +28.79%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (26.67%) Power Platform
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (26.67%) Power BI
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (20.00%) SaaS
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (20.00%) ETL
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) CSS

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Power Platform
3 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Power BI
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore