The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 54 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% - 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% - 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £455 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Team System
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.30% 9.23% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the Birmingham region.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Visual Studio
3 22 (91.67%) CRM
3 22 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (87.50%) .NET
5 20 (83.33%) HTML
5 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (83.33%) CSS
5 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
5 20 (83.33%) WCF
5 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Marketing
8 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.17%) JIRA
10 1 (4.17%) QA
10 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Kanban
10 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.17%) C#
10 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Finance
10 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.17%) SQL

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) CRM Developer
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
4 1 (4.17%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (83.33%) CSS
2 20 (83.33%) HTML
2 20 (83.33%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Kanban
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle