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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 549 610 596
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -14
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 61 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.016% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £383 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
7612 7606 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.65% 15.02% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5116 5132 4725
Median daily rate £445 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 165 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.38 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.68 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
West Midlands - 27 £386 -
London +5 21 £425 -10.52% 1
East of England - 7 £500 - 2
South East +23 2 £381 +17.30% 1
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 4
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 110 (82.09%) Microsoft
2 96 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (58.96%) .NET
4 70 (52.24%) Visual Studio
5 47 (35.07%) HTML
6 45 (33.58%) C#
6 45 (33.58%) CRM
7 44 (32.84%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (32.09%) .NET Framework
9 42 (31.34%) CSS
9 42 (31.34%) Scrum
10 40 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (26.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (25.37%) DevOps
13 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
14 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (23.13%) WCF
16 27 (20.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (18.66%) Kanban
17 25 (18.66%) BDD
17 25 (18.66%) Windows
18 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
19 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
19 23 (17.16%) TDD
20 22 (16.42%) PaaS
20 22 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
21 21 (15.67%) MVC
21 21 (15.67%) Linux
22 20 (14.93%) Waterfall
22 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared

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 5 (3.73%) CMS
1 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) IIS
3 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.24%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Mingle
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (32.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Endur
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.42%) PaaS
3 16 (11.94%) SaaS
4 15 (11.19%) IaaS
5 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Firewall
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (52.24%) Visual Studio
2 35 (26.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (12.69%) JIRA
4 15 (11.19%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.22%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.73%) VersionOne
8 4 (2.99%) Selenium
8 4 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.24%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.24%) Subversion
10 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.49%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.49%) MSTest
10 2 (1.49%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.49%) NUnit
10 2 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Marketing
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (49.25%) Developer
2 39 (29.10%) CRM Developer
3 30 (22.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 25 (18.66%) Microsoft Developer
5 17 (12.69%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (6.72%) Azure Consultant
9 9 (6.72%) Consultant
9 9 (6.72%) Tester
10 8 (5.97%) Analyst
10 8 (5.97%) Release Manager
10 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.22%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (5.22%) Lead DevOps
11 7 (5.22%) Scrum Master
12 5 (3.73%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.96%) .NET
2 47 (35.07%) HTML
3 43 (32.09%) .NET Framework
4 42 (31.34%) CSS
5 31 (23.13%) WCF
6 27 (20.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET
8 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (11.19%) Entity Framework
10 13 (9.70%) HTML5
11 12 (8.96%) Dapper ORM
11 12 (8.96%) LESS
11 12 (8.96%) Sass
12 4 (2.99%) jQuery
12 4 (2.99%) XML
13 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.24%) Web Services
13 3 (2.24%) WF
13 3 (2.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (3.73%) Psychology
2 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Clustering
4 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.49%) Fintech
4 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.49%) Wiki
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
5 1 (0.75%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Windows
2 21 (15.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.97%) Unix
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) CRM
3 42 (31.34%) Scrum
4 34 (25.37%) DevOps
5 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (18.66%) BDD
6 25 (18.66%) Kanban
7 23 (17.16%) TDD
8 22 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (15.67%) MVC
10 20 (14.93%) Continuous Deployment
10 20 (14.93%) Waterfall
11 18 (13.43%) Migration
12 13 (9.70%) Coaching
12 13 (9.70%) CQRS
12 13 (9.70%) Open Source
13 12 (8.96%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (8.96%) Microservices
13 12 (8.96%) SOLID
14 11 (8.21%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.58%) C#
2 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.43%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.94%) SQL
5 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.99%) Java
8 3 (2.24%) Python
8 3 (2.24%) VBA
9 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) Degree
4 5 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) ISEB
5 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.24%) CCNA
6 3 (2.24%) CCNP
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.24%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.24%) MCDST
6 3 (2.24%) MCITP
6 3 (2.24%) MCSA
6 3 (2.24%) MCSE
6 3 (2.24%) MCTS
6 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (11.94%) Docker
2 10 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (82.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (2.24%) HP
4 2 (1.49%) CA
4 2 (1.49%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.75%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.75%) Brocade
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.75%) Juniper
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) SAP