The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK / England
Rank 496 606 593
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 83 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 0.086% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £494
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7165 6997 6482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.11% 14.67% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4816 4675 4370
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in England

Visual Studio Team System
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region.

Visual Studio Team System Hourly Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 23 £450 -10.00%
South East - 21 £417 - 4
West Midlands +28 19 £406 +25.00% 2
North West - 9 £431 -
South West +22 8 £475 - 4
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 125 (81.70%) Microsoft
2 116 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (73.20%) .NET
4 79 (51.63%) Visual Studio
5 78 (50.98%) .NET Framework
6 76 (49.67%) HTML
7 73 (47.71%) CSS
8 68 (44.44%) WCF
9 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
10 66 (43.14%) CRM
10 66 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 65 (42.48%) Dynamics CRM
12 51 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 51 (33.33%) C#
12 51 (33.33%) Scrum
13 42 (27.45%) ASP.NET
14 37 (24.18%) SQL Server
15 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (22.88%) MVC
17 33 (21.57%) TDD
17 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (20.26%) Security Cleared
19 30 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
20 29 (18.95%) Kanban
21 26 (16.99%) PaaS
22 25 (16.34%) MS Excel
23 22 (14.38%) SQL
23 22 (14.38%) IaaS
24 20 (13.07%) DevOps

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (7.84%) IIS
2 9 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.27%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.61%) CMS
5 4 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.31%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) phpBB
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 65 (42.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.99%) PaaS
3 22 (14.38%) IaaS
4 16 (10.46%) SaaS
5 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (51.63%) Visual Studio
2 51 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.88%) JIRA
5 8 (5.23%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.58%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.92%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.92%) MSTest
7 6 (3.92%) Selenium
8 5 (3.27%) Moq
8 5 (3.27%) NuGet
8 5 (3.27%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.27%) webpack
9 3 (1.96%) Gradle
9 3 (1.96%) NUnit
9 3 (1.96%) VersionOne
10 2 (1.31%) Ant
10 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 18 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Retail
3 5 (3.27%) Front Office
4 4 (2.61%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Publishing
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 89 (58.17%) Developer
2 51 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 47 (30.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Developer
5 28 (18.30%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.46%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) Tester
11 5 (3.27%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Scrum Master
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (73.20%) .NET
2 78 (50.98%) .NET Framework
3 76 (49.67%) HTML
4 73 (47.71%) CSS
5 68 (44.44%) WCF
6 66 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 30 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (12.42%) Entity Framework
10 13 (8.50%) HTML5
11 12 (7.84%) Dapper ORM
11 12 (7.84%) LESS
11 12 (7.84%) Sass
11 12 (7.84%) Web Services
12 6 (3.92%) Ajax
12 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (3.92%) WF
12 6 (3.92%) WPF
13 5 (3.27%) OpenID
13 5 (3.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) Clustering
1 5 (3.27%) Equities
1 5 (3.27%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.96%) Fintech
2 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.31%) Reinsurance
3 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.65%) iPad
4 1 (0.65%) Social Media
4 1 (0.65%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.58%) Linux
4 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.27%) Unix
6 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.14%) CRM
3 51 (33.33%) Scrum
4 35 (22.88%) MVC
5 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (21.57%) TDD
6 29 (18.95%) Kanban
7 20 (13.07%) BDD
7 20 (13.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (13.07%) DevOps
7 20 (13.07%) Waterfall
8 19 (12.42%) Release Management
8 19 (12.42%) SOLID
9 16 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (8.50%) CQRS
11 12 (7.84%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 12 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (5.88%) Coaching
13 8 (5.23%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.23%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
2 51 (33.33%) C#
3 22 (14.38%) SQL
4 18 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.23%) Java
6 7 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.27%) C++
7 5 (3.27%) ES6
7 5 (3.27%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.27%) VB
8 4 (2.61%) F#
9 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (20.26%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.84%) Degree
5 9 (5.88%) ISEB
5 9 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.27%) CCNA
7 5 (3.27%) CCNP
7 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.27%) MCDBA
7 5 (3.27%) MCDST
7 5 (3.27%) MCITP
7 5 (3.27%) MCSA
7 5 (3.27%) MCSE
7 5 (3.27%) MCTS
8 2 (1.31%) MCSD
9 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) Docker
2 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Piwik
2 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (81.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.27%) Oracle
3 4 (2.61%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 3 (1.96%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.31%) CA
5 2 (1.31%) SAP
5 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.65%) Brocade
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Juniper
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
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