The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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)
London / City of London
Rank 148 149 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +41
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -11.76%
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
502 421 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.02% 13.41% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 327 587
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 5 (45.45%) Kanban
6 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 5 (45.45%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (18.18%) UML
8 2 (18.18%) RUP
8 2 (18.18%) Reinsurance
8 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
8 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum Master
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Reinsurance
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Guidewire