Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 80 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 20 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.16% 1.27% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 5.99% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £363 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +23.40% -9.62%
10th Percentile £335 £324 £262
90th Percentile £450 £441 £350
Scotland median daily rate £375 £373 £338
% change year-on-year +0.67% +10.37% +5.47%
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 402 267 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.41% 21.24% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 161 125
Glasgow median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £259
90th Percentile £550 £525 £445
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 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 £41.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -3.49% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) DAO
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Derivative
7 5 (25.00%) Reference Data
7 5 (25.00%) Power BI
7 5 (25.00%) Domain Models
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (10.00%) NuGet
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Power BI
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) DAO
4 4 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (25.00%) Derivative
2 5 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Domain Models
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) API Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Case Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Data Development
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Post-Production
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Nintex