Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 73 79
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 16 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.23% 1.16% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 5.42% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £360 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £273
90th Percentile £430 £309 £361
Scotland median daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +12.31% +1.56% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 284 240 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.81% 21.33% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 133 103
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £240
90th Percentile £518 £450 £400
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1257.14% -74.55% +33.33%
10th Percentile £92.75 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £195.00 £42.80 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) PKI
6 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
6 7 (43.75%) CyberArk
7 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (37.50%) SCOM
7 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Netcool
8 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (25.00%) Secure Coding
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Perforce
9 4 (25.00%) WMI
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) Solaris
9 4 (25.00%) 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (6.25%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) FishEye
4 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) Swagger
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Records Management
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.25%) API Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Netcool
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) WMI
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) CyberArk
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Perforce
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Nintex
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau