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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 61 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
61 69 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.17% 10.34% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 20
Average daily rate £350 £315 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 3 (100.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft