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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 595 609 571
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 30 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +13.91%
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
7711 6862 6129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 13.49% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5386 4588 3972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 140
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +16 16 £425 +11.84% 1
West Midlands - 13 £300 -
South East - 1 £375 - 2
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
3 24 (64.86%) .NET
3 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) CRM
4 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (37.84%) C#
5 14 (37.84%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) CSS
6 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 12 (32.43%) WCF
7 11 (29.73%) Marketing
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (13.51%) QA
11 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
12 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
12 4 (10.81%) Degree

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 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Mingle
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Endur
2 1 (2.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
2 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.70%) MSTest
6 1 (2.70%) NSubstitute
6 1 (2.70%) Protractor
6 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (29.73%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) CRM Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.11%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) WCF
4 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
5 4 (10.81%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.70%) JSON
8 1 (2.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) CRM
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) BDD
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.41%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) VBA
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Rally
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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