The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 532 529 536
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 21 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.36% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £355 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £415 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £305
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +16.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6425 5517 5682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.02% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 3532 3388
Average daily rate £395 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 132 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Visual Studio Team System
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Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 16 £426 - 4
South East -11 2 £300 -15.78%
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Visual Studio Team System
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Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System.

1 28 (80.00%) C#
2 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
3 25 (71.43%) .NET
4 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
6 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 17 (48.57%) TDD
8 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 14 (40.00%) WCF
9 14 (40.00%) jQuery
9 14 (40.00%) CSS
9 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 13 (37.14%) MVC
10 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (31.43%) MSTest
12 11 (31.43%) HTML
13 10 (28.57%) SQL
13 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (28.57%) Ajax
13 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
14 9 (25.71%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (25.71%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (25.71%) Windows
15 8 (22.86%) Scrum
15 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
15 8 (22.86%) BDD
16 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (31.43%) MSTest
3 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 9 (25.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (17.14%) NUnit
7 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (14.29%) Hudson
8 4 (11.43%) NSubstitute
9 3 (8.57%) Subversion
9 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
10 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (5.71%) Maven
10 2 (5.71%) Selenium
10 2 (5.71%) TestNG
10 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
10 2 (5.71%) Ant
10 2 (5.71%) JUnit
11 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 5 (14.29%) Front Office
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Dutch Language
2 3 (8.57%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Software Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) C# Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 14 (40.00%) WCF
4 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (31.43%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) Ajax
9 9 (25.71%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (20.00%) WPF
11 6 (17.14%) Silverlight
12 5 (14.29%) LINQ
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) XML
12 5 (14.29%) StructureMap
12 5 (14.29%) NEsper
13 4 (11.43%) WinForms
14 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Tandem
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) TDD
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) BDD
5 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) MVVM
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCAD
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) MCPD
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCSD
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Red Gate
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