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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.66% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
98 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 9.83% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 26
Median daily rate £440 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 29 (100.00%) WCF
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (93.10%) Visual Studio
3 27 (93.10%) CRM
3 27 (93.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Planning Poker
7 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban

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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (93.10%) CRM Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Planning Poker
4 2 (6.90%) SOLID
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) User Stories
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft