Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 87 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 +27
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 24 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 1.06% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.03% 5.67% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Glasgow median daily rate £359 £395 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.18% +28.98% +5.60%
10th Percentile £319 £288 £209
90th Percentile £455 £433 £378
Scotland median daily rate £408 £375 £321
% change year-on-year +8.67% +16.82% -1.23%
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 398 247 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.17% 18.61% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 135 151
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £291 £300
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £190.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.24% +1257.14% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year -20.81% +204.79% -54.69%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (41.67%) CSS
9 9 (37.50%) MVC
10 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (29.17%) CRM
10 7 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
10 7 (29.17%) jQuery
10 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (29.17%) Power BI
10 7 (29.17%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (25.00%) Case Management
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (25.00%) REST
11 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (25.00%) HTML
12 5 (20.83%) IIS
12 5 (20.83%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (16.67%) Nintex
13 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
13 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (16.67%) Office 365

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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Power BI
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) CRM Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) XSLT
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) DAO
8 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Derivative
2 3 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) CRM
4 6 (25.00%) Case Management
5 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Records Management
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Domain Models
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Nintex
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin