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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK / England
Rank 508 596 578
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -18
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 65 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.12% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +111.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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
6886 6947 6275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.57% 15.17% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4603 4677 4335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 181 110
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.23 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +30 25 £488 +2.63% 3
West Midlands - 23 £400 - 1
North West - 6 £431 -
South East - 6 £388 -
South West +4 1 £475 - 5
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (78.99%) Microsoft
2 102 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (61.59%) .NET
4 68 (49.28%) Visual Studio
5 54 (39.13%) HTML
6 51 (36.96%) CRM
6 51 (36.96%) .NET Framework
7 50 (36.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 50 (36.23%) CSS
8 45 (32.61%) Scrum
9 43 (31.16%) C#
10 40 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (27.54%) WCF
12 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
13 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
14 30 (21.74%) DevOps
15 27 (19.57%) MVC
16 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
17 25 (18.12%) TDD
18 24 (17.39%) Kanban
18 24 (17.39%) PaaS
19 22 (15.94%) Windows
19 22 (15.94%) BDD
19 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
20 21 (15.22%) Waterfall
20 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (15.22%) MS Excel

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 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.62%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
2 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Mingle
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 50 (36.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (17.39%) PaaS
3 17 (12.32%) IaaS
4 16 (11.59%) SaaS
5 4 (2.90%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Firewall
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
1 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Redis
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (49.28%) Visual Studio
2 40 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (12.32%) JIRA
4 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.07%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.62%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.62%) VersionOne
8 4 (2.90%) Selenium
8 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.17%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.17%) Gradle
9 3 (2.17%) NUnit
9 3 (2.17%) Subversion
10 2 (1.45%) Ant
10 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.45%) Maven
10 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.72%) CMake
11 1 (0.72%) NuGet
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Front Office
5 2 (1.45%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (48.55%) Developer
2 38 (27.54%) CRM Developer
3 34 (24.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 20 (14.49%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Azure DevOps
8 10 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Release Manager
11 7 (5.07%) Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Tester
12 6 (4.35%) Architect
12 6 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Scrum Master
13 5 (3.62%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (61.59%) .NET
2 54 (39.13%) HTML
3 51 (36.96%) .NET Framework
4 50 (36.23%) CSS
5 39 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (27.54%) WCF
7 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (10.87%) Entity Framework
10 13 (9.42%) HTML5
11 12 (8.70%) Dapper ORM
11 12 (8.70%) LESS
11 12 (8.70%) Sass
12 6 (4.35%) WPF
13 5 (3.62%) Web Services
14 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (2.17%) jQuery
15 3 (2.17%) WF
15 3 (2.17%) WinForms
16 2 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
1 5 (3.62%) Equities
1 5 (3.62%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (3.62%) Psychology
2 3 (2.17%) Clustering
2 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.45%) Fintech
3 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.45%) Reinsurance
3 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.45%) Wiki
4 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.72%) iPad
4 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Unix
4 6 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.96%) CRM
3 45 (32.61%) Scrum
4 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (21.74%) DevOps
6 27 (19.57%) MVC
7 25 (18.12%) TDD
8 24 (17.39%) Kanban
9 22 (15.94%) BDD
10 21 (15.22%) Waterfall
11 20 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (14.49%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (10.87%) SOLID
13 13 (9.42%) CQRS
14 12 (8.70%) Coaching
14 12 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (7.97%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 10 (7.25%) Release Management
17 9 (6.52%) Test Scripting
18 8 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.16%) C#
2 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.59%) SQL
4 9 (6.52%) Java
5 5 (3.62%) C++
6 2 (1.45%) Python
6 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.14%) Degree
4 11 (7.97%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.52%) ISEB
5 9 (6.52%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.17%) CCNA
7 3 (2.17%) CCNP
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.17%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.17%) MCDST
7 3 (2.17%) MCITP
7 3 (2.17%) MCSA
7 3 (2.17%) MCSE
7 3 (2.17%) MCTS
8 2 (1.45%) MCSD
9 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Docker
2 6 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (78.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (2.90%) Guidewire
4 3 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.45%) CA
5 2 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.72%) Brocade
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Juniper
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
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