Period
to 22 February 2020

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 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 Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 4 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.33% 1.21% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 5.01% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +1.39% +16.13%
10th Percentile £367 £316 £334
90th Percentile £518 £437 £404
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 232 359 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.00% 24.19% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 227 148
Glasgow median daily rate £465 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.41% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £342 £275 £306
90th Percentile £625 £538 £450
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - £31.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.62% +95.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +2.27% +40.80% +2.76%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Flow
2 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP