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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 151 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.020% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Team System
London

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
413 716 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.22% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 574 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft