Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 7 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.59% 1.50% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 9.04% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Glasgow median daily rate £360 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -5.34% -6.43%
10th Percentile £334 £262 £286
90th Percentile £404 £345 £358
Scotland median daily rate £370 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 211 177 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.79% 16.59% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 98 101
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +13.28% -14.67%
10th Percentile £306 £262 £213
90th Percentile £450 £438 £388
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £16.61 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.72% -62.26% +51.72%
10th Percentile £16.45 £14.74 £35.20
90th Percentile £45.15 £40.20 £52.80
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -3.85% -19.51% -4.99%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) NUnit
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft