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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 193 - 228
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% - 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£426 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 - £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £420 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
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
785 844 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.57% 11.46% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 639 591
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £59.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +73.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) MSTest
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) NSubstitute
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSL
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (16.67%) Ninject
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCAD
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCPD
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Gate