Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 87 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 25 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.49% 1.12% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.41% 5.34% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Glasgow median daily rate £364 £360 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +22.55% +1.29%
10th Percentile £330 £294 £262
90th Percentile £444 £431 £329
Scotland median daily rate £370 £378 £328
% change year-on-year -1.99% +15.27% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 390 281 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.20% 20.92% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 164 170
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £293 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.89% +1257.14% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +0.91% +6.49%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) REST
9 7 (28.00%) Power BI
9 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (28.00%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (28.00%) CRM
9 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (24.00%) C++
10 6 (24.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) Case Management
10 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
11 5 (20.00%) Domain Models
11 5 (20.00%) DAO
11 5 (20.00%) Derivative
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services

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 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.00%) NuGet
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Power BI
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) CRM Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Data Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (32.00%) REST
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) DAO
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) LINQ
7 3 (12.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (12.00%) WCF
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) Node.js
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (20.00%) Derivative
3 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Case Management
5 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.00%) Domain Models
6 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) API Development
8 2 (8.00%) API Testing
8 2 (8.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Records Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Nintex
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin