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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 157 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.017% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £380 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -10.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
612 777 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 13.12% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 632 621
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 July 2016.

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

Visual Studio Team System
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) CRM Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
3 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft