The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 152 132
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £115 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -71.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2047 2683 2885
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.56% 92.68% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1497 1490
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 86
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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