Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 19 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.23% 0.97% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.35% 6.51% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Glasgow median daily rate £355 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £312 £305 £211
90th Percentile £450 £405 £369
Scotland median daily rate £400 £369 £320
% change year-on-year +8.47% +15.23% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £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 299 169 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.33% 14.86% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 85 119
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £230
90th Percentile £462 £460 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £29.75 £15.89 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.22% -51.85% +37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -68.24% +28.79% +4.76%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) C#
4 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
7 10 (52.63%) CSS
7 10 (52.63%) MVC
7 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 7 (36.84%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (26.32%) Windows
10 5 (26.32%) CRM
10 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (26.32%) Power BI
10 5 (26.32%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (21.05%) Case Management
11 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (21.05%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) CSS3
11 4 (21.05%) Office 365
11 4 (21.05%) AngularJS

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 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Power BI
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
8 2 (10.53%) LINQ
8 2 (10.53%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Case Management
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Records Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Nintex