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 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 579 607 562
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 44 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.023% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 7
Median daily rate £438 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £510
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
UK

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
8046 6961 6257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.13% 13.49% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5565 4663 4089
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
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 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 24 £525 +36.80%
West Midlands - 16 £300 - 2
South West -1 3 £438 -2.77% 3
South East - 1 - -
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 47 (87.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (62.96%) Visual Studio
3 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (51.85%) .NET
5 20 (37.04%) CRM
5 20 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (31.48%) C#
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (27.78%) HTML
9 14 (25.93%) CSS
9 14 (25.93%) Scrum
9 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
10 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (24.07%) DevOps
11 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (22.22%) Marketing
11 12 (22.22%) WCF
11 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 12 (22.22%) Windows
12 11 (20.37%) Migration
13 10 (18.52%) SQL
13 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
14 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 8 (14.81%) Open Source
15 8 (14.81%) Linux
15 8 (14.81%) Microservices
16 7 (12.96%) Finance
16 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
16 7 (12.96%) QA

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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Endur
2 1 (1.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (62.96%) Visual Studio
2 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.70%) MSTest
6 2 (3.70%) NSubstitute
6 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.85%) Protractor
General
1 12 (22.22%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) CRM Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (7.41%) Data Migration Developer
10 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) jQuery
6 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) CRM
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) DevOps
5 11 (20.37%) Migration
6 8 (14.81%) Microservices
6 8 (14.81%) Open Source
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.56%) ETL
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) C#
1 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
1 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Rally
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) OpenText
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 3 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £20,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago